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8 Things You Didn't Know About Swans

Mary Lou Simms | Posted 02.01.2016 | Green
Mary Lou Simms

Art by Sue Miller There are three species of swans in North America: - the mute swan, the trumpeter swan (found mostly in Canada and the northern ...

A Gay Son and His Dad: "Why I am an Aging Advocate"

Bryan Pacheco | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Bryan Pacheco

"Dad, I'm gay. Please don't hate me," I said. He responded, "I love you no matter what. And I'm happy you're out now and can be yourself. I always knew you were gay. I was just waiting for you to feel comfortable enough to tell me."

What 204,000 Comments Say About Fracking

J. Mijin Cha | Posted 03.24.2013 | Green
J. Mijin Cha

At some point, the DEC will have to make a decision on whether to allow fracking and the EPA will have to address the environmental consequences of the practice. How they decide these issues will indicate whether or not our institutions are still independent.

Better This World: Two Friends, Eight Bombs, One FBI Informant.

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 11.06.2011 | Entertainment
Mary Pauline Lowry

The film begs certain questions: Is the government preventing crime, or creating potential criminals they can then convict of domestic terrorism?

Why Did the BBC Censor a Cry to Help Gaza Victims?

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Erik Ose

The BBC has let down its worldwide viewership by refusing to broadcast this charity appeal to help Palestinian victims of the violence.

Underlying Questions Remain About Natural-Gas Drilling

Susan Cosier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Cosier

The race to drill for natural gas has never been so furious as it has been over the last few years. Yet, still lingering is the question of whether the process could contaminate groundwater.