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Obamacare: Don't Stop Believing

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The healthcare train has left the station, albeit with some struggles. And there will be other hurdles ahead for the law. But, as more Americans see the options that are available to them, they will understand the true significance of Obamacare. And then they will be "addicted to the sugar!"

Climate Change This Week: Future Freakout Forecast, Green Transformations, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

IPCC: Global Warming Will Create a More Violent, Sicker, Poorer Future says the reputable Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in a new study, re...

Climate Change This Week: The Beetles Are Baaaaack, Drunken Forests, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.16.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Beetles Are Baaaaaack... and Now They're Decimating Spruce Forests with climate change, reports Katie Valentine at Climate Progress. Over the pas...

Warren Take Action Against MSM Blood Ban

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday asking the agency to pick up the pace in addr...

Climate Change This Week: Climate Flat Earthers, Green Vikings, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.26.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Bay State is using less energy per person thanks to smart policy and big investments in programs to save energy. Mitt Romney was part of that legacy, in the good ole days before he flip-flopped and hooked up with Paul Ryan.

Did Mitt Romney Commit a Crime Punishable by Prison?

Eric Zuesse | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

On August 17th, Britain's Telegraph (which is perhaps the world's best daily newspaper) published a stunning investigative news report by Jon Swaine, ...

Grain Trust: Experts Recommend Their Eco-Favorites

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.25.2012 | Food
Avital Andrews

Grain is as American as apple pie. So it's only natural that farmers who want to protect this land -- and its amber waves -- are growing it sustainably.

Entering The Orchard with Ra Ra Riot

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

If you like Vampire Weekend, you'll love Ra Ra Riot. That's a tag line that's probably followed the latter indie rock band wherever they go, unrightfully so. I asked them about touring and the new record.

Health Care, Financial Reform and Democratic Momentum

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

With the midterm elections now less than seven months away, things look very different now than they did in January when Republican Scott Brown was elected to fill Ted Kennedy's Senate seat.

Freedom Behind Bars

Jenny Phillips | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenny Phillips

My discovery of this complicated and emotional prison world came over a dozen years ago when I found a distant, foreign land down the street from my home and safe neighborhood: A medium-security prison in Concord, Massachusetts.