The story that we tell ourselves is that sex work is banned in order to protect victims of trafficking and exploitation. And while that's a worthwhile goal, there's just one problem: Arresting people who exchange money for sex may not stop exploitation, and in fact might make things worse.
It's always a good time of the year to be in Nevada if you're there to highlight how clean energy creates good jobs, expands our economy and cuts energy waste and carbon pollution.
While wildfires are currently devastating larges swaths of northern California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and western Montana, an interesting experiment is underway at Lake Tahoe and central Nevada. Imagine Steve Jobs meets wildfire.
Reaching the point where Hillary Rodham Clinton is sworn-in as the nation's 45th, and first woman, President on January 20, 2017 will not be easy but it's worth the fight. The attacks on her will continue from every angle funded by more than a billion dollars to get people to believe the lies about her.
A mid-range meal for two at Reno's restaurants costs less than half what it would cost in New York and so do the drinks. Even the JetBlue flight from New York is less than $300. So feel free to loosen up the wallet. It doesn't take much to go far.
History lovers aside, Lake Havasu is also the place for those who are looking to party in paradise, minus the whole cost of paradise. Think brews, boats, bros, and babes on a budget.
The crux of the problem when it comes to reporting unclaimed property: It's impossible to be guarded and careful about something you don't even know exists, and of course it's much easier to steal something if you know that it does.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
Which is more important to Americans - water, or hydro-power?
We don't want to deny the world famous Las Vegas Strip its awesomeness--it totally rules. But downtown Sin City is working up some seriously major mojo these days.
As experienced environmentalists working in the West, we are not surprised when the government impedes our efforts to protect and restore precious wildlife habitat and popular recreation areas in public lands.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
In contrast, there are few images of Heizer's current project under construction, as the site is not yet open to the public. Govan shows us two aerial images, one of the "City" site, and the other of the Washington D.C. National Mall.
If you've stepped foot on the Strip recently, you're familiar with the realities of modern Las Vegas: $8.50 draft beers, $20 hamburgers, the $40 buffet.
Harry Reid's announcement that he will not stand for reelection to the Senate from Nevada in 2016 is a major loss for the climate movement -- and yet another signal that the U.S. Senate is being transformed by today's bifurcated, parliamentary politics into an institution almost unrecognizably different from its traditions.