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Ecuadorian Victims' Struggle for Justice Against Chevron

Bianca Jagger | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Bianca Jagger

The Ecuadorian communities were the victims of exploitation by a multinational corporation, Texaco. Their lives, and that of their children, are affected by the toxic waters that leaked into water sources on which they are dependent. With their legal team on trial, who will pursue justice for the Ecuadorian plaintiffs now?

Pretense and Defense of Our Skin in the Game

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The world is ever smaller. Flu strains incubating in China can be in New York or LA or DC in the span of a day. This is a world in which an incurable bacterial disease, spread by a tiny insect native to Asia, decimates the citrus crop in Florida.

Thrifting Is Good

Jim Gibbons | Posted 08.20.2011 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

Purchasing items from thrift and second-hand stores keeps those items from landfills, lessening waste in our communities. In Goodwill's case, this equates to more than 2 billion pounds of goods from landfills each year.

Why Committing to Green Energy Matters

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.19.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

The amount of green energy being supplied to consumers in New York now stands at just over 1 percent. Either people don't know their options, don't understand them, or don't want to spend the extra money.

Will-ful Deceit on Climate Change: Three Blunt Examples

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

In all three cases, basic fact checking show that George Will's sources and the experts on the issues fundamentally disagree with him.

Obama Considering Stimulus That Targets "Green" Spending

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President-elect Barack Obama is considering a stimulus package that will include a heavy dose of spending on environmentally friendly projects aimed a...

Winning the Next Presidential Debate

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Glenn Hurowitz

Most people think they're in a way higher income bracket than they are.