If the banks were mandated to stop demonizing the unemployed in unemployment recovery programs, that would allow programs to have a better percentage of success than their current rate of failure.
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No matter what the impact turns out to be of U.N. conferences, no matter who signs on to resultant accords, it's time to adjust to a new climate reality.
A recent conversation with Qubad Talabani, the Kurdish representative to the U.S., centered on what the son of Iraq's President Jalal Talabani called the U.S.'s success story in the Middle East.
Soon, millions of middle class American citizens will join them in their plunge through the torn safety net this deal does not repair. And they will vote in 2012.
The 99ers are talented and good American citizens who would do anything to work and apply for everything that comes along -- mostly to no avail.
It is and always has been a risk in free societies that those interested in power or ideology will take advantage of those freedoms to deny the same to others.
This is not the first time questions have been raised about Koch Industries' involvement with and funding of the extreme right wing and climate science denial.
Regardless of the geopolitics of climate change, no matter what anyone chooses to believe or not, the total loss of phytoplankton would be a catastrophic global event.
Investors, take note. One of your own has weighed in on the fact of climate change and has recommended that you buy it.
Climate scientists have warned of this for years. The tipping point of 350 ppm in greenhouse gases has been passed and it's given the planet a temperature.
Are we, by our own obtuseness, responsible for those who toil in unsafe conditions, who find themselves looking out at a destroyed Gulf of Mexico, who mourn for loved ones buried in an unsafe mine?
The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill has now reached the Gulf Coast and will likely eclipse the Exxon Valdez disaster in its impact on the ecology of th...
Whitehouse proposes the attorney general step in and clean house of all regulatory agencies to insure the integrity of the personnel to make sure they are not taken over by corporate interests.
Is Koch Industries the largest funder of climate science denying organizations in the world and whether that's true or not, what's Koch Industries' position on climate change?
Halliburton was a player in this worst environmental disaster in the history of the United States. It was their cementing of the well that did not hold. They were involved. Is that why Mr. Cheney has been so silent?
President Obama may deserve criticism. But trying to undermine his presidency, his legitimacy, his personal safety, especially in a time of war, is unpatriotic at best.
Unfortunately, there is more to sustainable living than just recycling. Recycling is good, but it is even better not to use disposable goods if possible.
Walmart announced this week that they are planning to put green/sustainability labeling on all their products within the next five years. The question, of course, is whether they can make it happen.
Eight years of having someone to point at and say: See! There's the problem (and it was), was an easier proposition than looking in the mirror and asking: How am I the problem?
My clients ask me why they should green their office in a recession. I reply that the Chinese use two separate brush strokes for 'crisis': One character stands for danger; the other for opportunity.
George Witte's Deniability is spectacular for its simplicity, its perfect placement of each word and for its bravery in peeling back the layers of the war on terror in verse.
Palin had opposed the endangered listing for beluga whales in part by questioning the science and saying the listings would hinder oil and natural gas drilling.
Senator John McCain made a point during the debate that Barack Obama should repudiate John Lewis' Wallace comparison, which Senator Obama had done already.
The global economy is losing more money from the disappearance of forests than through the current banking crisis, according to an EU-commissioned study.
Have you thought about what America will be like two years into the next administration?
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