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Peter Montague

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Why the Environmental Movement Is Not Winning

(37) Comments | Posted February 29, 2012 | 5:43 PM

A searing new report says the environmental movement is not winning and lays the blame squarely on the failed policies of environmental funders. The movement hasn't won any "significant policy changes at the federal level in the United States since the 1980s" because funders have favored top-down elite...

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Why Fracking and Other Disasters Are So Hard to Stop

(12) Comments | Posted January 20, 2012 | 5:49 PM

A new report offers compelling evidence that fracking for natural gas is killing domestic animals like horses, cattle, goats, sheep. The dead animals provide a strong warning that fracking can harm humans -- something the fracking industry has consistently denied.

"Fracking" is short for "hydraulic fracturing" -- a...

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On Wealth-and-Health, Democrats Are AWOL

(0) Comments | Posted February 15, 2006 | 9:36 AM

The Democrats have gone AWOL on the biggest health issue of our time. Thirty years of scientific research have shown that the most powerful predictor of human disease is economic inequality. But the Democrats have been mysteriously silent on this issue.

Reducing inequality is not about class warfare -- it...

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