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Tea Party Organizer: Effort "In A Very Disconcerting Position At The Moment"

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the leading coordinators of the tea parties that happened across the country on tax day, April 15, has penned a soul-searching letter to suppor...

Blight at the Museum: The Smithsonian's Cloudy Climate Science (VIDEO)

Miles Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Miles Grant

An exhibit on evolution & climate at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History that doesn't even mention manmade climate pollution or the cur...

Green News Report: September 9, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: New electri...

Green News Report: September 7, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: We're back...

Green News Report: August 26, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Aid slowly...

Green News Report: August 24, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Egg-gregio...

Green News Report: August 19, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: IN TODAY'S...

American Petroleum Institute's Revisionist History on Climate Change Position

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The American Petroleum Institute, the trade group for the oil and natural gas industry, is trying to re-write history by claiming that it has remained...

Four Easy Steps to Telco Control of the Internet

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Timothy Karr

Media giants are spending a fortune to convince lawmakers and regulators to dismantle consumer protections on the Internet and give industry absolute power over the most important communications medium of our time.

D.C. Tax Day Tea Party Features Lord "Hitler Youth" Monckton and Cast of Koch Industries' Favorites

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Lord Christopher Monckton, infamous for his "Hitler Youth" comments at the Copenhagen climate summit, is among the guest speakers at this week's Tax Day Tea Party in Washington, DC.

Harold Ford's Corporate Crusade Against Net Neutrality

Josh Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Silver

If the FCC heeds Harold Ford's advice, you can say goodbye to candidate Obama's promises of universal, affordable Internet access and Net Neutrality.

Republican Operative Transforms Into Tea Party Strategist

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Tea Party Express is one of the most visible factions of the national movement that has taken on the appearance of a g...

The Tea Party: D.O.A

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

The Tea Party movement is not really a new Yippie youth phenomenon, but a sad (if toxic) exemplar of last-gasp politics by Americans who fear the future because they will not be part of it.

Announcing the (Unofficial) Post Shill and Astroturf Watch

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

The great thing about the open Internet is that it makes room for amazing sites like, well, this one. The Huffington Post has been successful because...

Tim Karr's Shill Watch: Correcting the Record

Michael Turk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Turk

I'm happy to respond to Tim Karr's attempt at character assassination. I am glad Tim has continued in the fine Free Press tradition of never letting t...

Jeff Muskus

The Big Money That Waters The Grassroots

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hidden back against the far wall of the vast exhibit hall here at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Frank Enten is selling buttons for $5 ...

Green News Report -- February 9, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: 'Snowpocalypse' in Washington, D.C., but snow-less in Vancouver for the Winter Olympics; Toyota...

Coal Lobby Group ACCCE Hires PR Firm Full of Bush Admin Operatives

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) has hired two new public relations firms to hock its message in the wake of the disastrous j...

America's Competitors Will Use Supreme Court Ruling To Block Our Green Jobs Effort And Close Our Factories

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Johnson

We must rally and take back control of our democracy and our future. This Supreme Court decision must be countered with immediate legislation or it means the loss of so many things that we value.

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Osborne

Don't tell me that nontroversy doesn't matter. With nearly as many Americans approving of Palin as Obama, nontroversy really, really matters.

Greens Have Finally Got the Big Mo

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Since the summer, greens have had one good break after another. Unlike after An Inconvenient Truth, the latest dramas are not pop culture events, but political achievements inside the Beltway.

'AT&T Consultant' Conjures Evidence that Obama is Soft on Net Neutrality

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

Claims that Net Neutrality will hurt investment and the economy are simply meant to distract attention from efforts by companies like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast to use their market power to thwart competition.

Washington's Hidden Astroturf Economy

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Timothy Karr

Because they're bankrolling astroturf behind a fig leaf of "public relations," large corporations aren't legally required to disclose the lion's share of their funding of these fake grassroots groups.

Washington Post Needs to Come Clean on Net Neutrality

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

On Sept. 28, the paper printed a full-fledged editorial against Net Neutrality without revealing to readers that the Washington Post Co. has an economic incentive to block online speech.

Why the Opinion Industry Hates 'Most People'

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

Companies like AT&T and Comcast are opposed to Net Neutrality because it prevents them from gaining more control over Internet users' clicks.