Articles of Interest
January 31, 2014, 4:00am

When Biography Trumps Substance

SPOKANE, Wa. — Only the snarkiest would not be open to the likable life story of Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the Eastern Washington politician who gave the “official” Republican response to the president’s State of the … Read more »

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January 29, 2014, 3:00am

We’re still waiting to see if the president is going to sign off on the rest of Keystone XL pipeline, the continent-spanning death funnel that will bring the world’s dirtiest fossil fuels from the environmental moonscape of northern Alberta down … Read more »

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January 29, 2014, 2:00am

ANNALS OF THE PRESIDENCY. GOING THE DISTANCE
On and off the road with Barack Obama.
BY DAVID REMNICK

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2014/01/27/140127fa_fact_remnick?mobify=0&intcid=full-site-mobile&mobify=0… Read more »

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January 27, 2014, 3:00am

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS and JAD MOUAWAD

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/26/business/energy-environment/accidents-surge-as-oil-industry-takes-the-train.html?hp&_r=0… Read more »

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January 27, 2014, 3:00am

By CTV News

A natural gas pipeline exploded in southern Manitoba early Saturday morning, sending massive flames into the air and leading to the evacuation of five homes.

TransCanada Pipeline said in a statement that a fire broke out around … Read more »

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January 25, 2014, 4:00am

By Christina Sarich

Many individuals have heard it a million times, but for the uninformed, or those just looking to fuel their 2014 fire to finally defeat Monsanto and their cronies, you’ll be interested to know that Monsanto’s Bt-toxin is … Read more »

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January 24, 2014, 1:00am

By Katie Valentine and Emily Atkin, ThinkProgress

Maria Gunnoe remembers a time when the rivers in Boone County, West Virginia ran clear.

“In my childhood, I fished these streams, I spent time in these streams,” Gunnoe, who lives in Bob … Read more »

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January 23, 2014, 1:00am

By Aviva Shen, ThinkProgress

A Dallas Morning News story triggered media buzz Monday, accusing Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) of exaggerating the hardships in her personal narrative and using her ex-husband to escape poverty.

Davis has said she came … Read more »

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January 20, 2014, 10:00am

By Charles Krauthammer.

For decades, the American Studies Association labored in well-deserved obscurity. No longer. It has now made a name for itself by voting to boycott Israeli universities, accusing them of denying academic and human rights to Palestinians.

Given … Read more »

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January 20, 2014, 4:00am

By Elizabeth Kucinich, Common Dreams

Members of congress, farmers and businesses await response from president

morning press conference offered a beacon of hope for farmers and activists on Capitol Hill today as members of Congress and 200 organizations demanded Obama … Read more »

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