Articles of Interest
September 19, 2013, 8:00am

By Richard Schiffman, Guardian UK

23,000 people die each year in the US from overuse of antibiotics. We should regulate antibiotic use in agriculture

Remember pink slime – that Dayglo-bright mash of ground up meat scraps and cow connective tissues … Read more »

September 17, 2013, 12:00pm

By Robert Redford.

The Keystone XL and tar sands expansion have no place in a clean energy future

I can understand why oil companies love tar sands. There is a lot of money to be made by strip mining and … Read more »

September 16, 2013, 12:00pm

By Jeff Goodell, Rolling Stone

Scientists are fighting deniers with irrefutable proof the planet is headed for catastrophe.

On September 27th, a group of international scientists associated with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will gather in an old brick … Read more »

September 16, 2013, 12:00pm

It is time for people to tell the White House we need leadership and to tell their Congressional representatives they want action on Climate Change.

By Dr. Reese Halter

Later this month in Stockholm The United Nations panel on climate … Read more »

September 13, 2013, 11:00am

By Center for Food Safety

Chemical and agribusiness powerhouse Monsanto has just invested $4.5 million to defeat the I-522 campaign, a state ballot initiative to require mandatory labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods in the state of Washington. The initiative … Read more »

September 13, 2013, 5:00am


SAN FRANCISCO — FOR as long as most of us can remember, the nation’s energy news has trended from bad to worse, starting with the oil crises of the 1970s. But today, the good news is that … Read more »

September 13, 2013, 2:00am

We all love America and feel lucky to live in a free country with so many opportunities. But we also know that in many ways, our country is falling behind and heading in the wrong direction.

In this short animation, … Read more »

September 12, 2013, 3:00am

By Elizabeth Warren. U.S. Senator for Massachusetts

While the video here is not in sync, we felt it was important to bring you the whole speech. One day it might be pointed to as the kick-off to a presidential campaign. Read more »

September 09, 2013, 5:00am


On Saturday, Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming delivered the weekly Republican address. He ignored Syria, presumably because his party is deeply conflicted on the issue. (For the record, so am I.) Instead, he demanded repeal of the … Read more »

September 07, 2013, 3:00am

By Rod Bastanmehr, Alternet

An investigation into the issue of voter registration fraud in the Sunshine State initiated by Florida Repulicans has unearthed no evidence of wrongdoing-except on the part of the GOP. Florida’s Secretary of State Ken Detzner, prompted … Read more »