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Not My Father's Son

Nate Phelps | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Nate Phelps

Although I can't control all of it, after working with Brad, Terrie and their talented team this last year, I can make this commitment: This investment will not return empty. We will change hearts and minds. We will save lives.

Understanding The National Review's Climate Change Coverage

D. R. Tucker | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

Note that in this column, Goldberg does not declare climate change a hoax. Of course, if he did so, he would, in essence, label his NR colleague Jim Manzi a liar, and he's not about to do that. So if it isn't a hoax, one has to ask: How does he think the GOP should address this issue?

A Power Outage in the White House?

D. R. Tucker | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
D. R. Tucker

Is climate change too much of a psychological challenge for the president? Is it simply too much for him to confront the near-almighty power of the fossil fuel industry and the Republican (and some Democratic) politicians who are that industry's acolytes?

Public Miseducation: WGBH and David Koch

D. R. Tucker | Posted 12.10.2013 | Media
D. R. Tucker

When David Koch joined the WGBH Board of Trustees, the extent of this enterprise was not known to the general public. But now, the facts are in, and the political science is as settled as the climate science.

Quadriplegic Who Teaches Disabled Kids Sailing Heads To Paralympics

www.therepublic.com | Posted 08.13.2012 | Impact

Paul Callahan remembers pulling away in a sailboat from Fort Adams State Park in Newport for the first time many years ago, and seeing his wheelchair ...

Winning the Super Bowl Does Not Define Greatness

Ed Berliner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ed Berliner

Losing in a Super Bowl does not make an NFL quarterback any less of a legend. Just like being in and winning a Super Bowl surely does not automatically grant legendary status to a quarterback.

Climate Skeptic Pat Michaels Admits 40 Percent of His Funding Comes From Oil Industry

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Notorious climate skeptic Pat Michaels of the CATO Institute finally admitted openly on CNN this weekend that 40 percent of his funding comes from -- wait for it -- Big Oil.

Police Officer Brad Johnson Helps Homeless Man Martin McCall Get New Job, Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Forty-eight-year-old Martin McCall of Redwood City, California, saw his life fall apart five years ago when he lost his job and wife left him. KTVU re...

The Blogosphere Reacts to the Kerry-Boxer Senate Climate Bill

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

The bill as it currently stands is stronger than the American Clean Energy and Security Act in several crucial ways, but it has a treacherous gauntlet to run before reaching the President's desk.