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Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Dirty votes and dirty money. For some members of Congress this is a normal day in Washington. This August, as members return home to face voters, we ...

Kerry as Churchill

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

While commentators grow impatient with Kerry's Churchillian warnings about the consequences of failure in the Middle East peace process, the world might sadly witness how right Kerry is.

Robert Musil's Rachel Carson and Her Sisters

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Lawrence Wittner

Musil shows that, although Carson herself worked well with men, her deepest influences and relationships, her love of nature and science, and her influential contacts came from women.

And the 2013 Worst of the Worst Award Goes to...

Kieran Suckling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Kieran Suckling

These billionaires -- profligate spenders on their pet causes -- shamefully funnel money to fight pollution controls, prop up the climate-denial movement and ease the path of big corporations to spew more toxins, fatten their bank accounts and put the planet's future at risk.

Don't Get too Comfortable: The Koch Brothers Will Be Back

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

We beat the Koch brothers and their friends in 2012, but we can't let our guard down. If we want to build a cleaner, more sustainable energy future for our children, we have to roll up our sleeves and get to work.

My Thoughts on the BP Settlement "Fairness Hearing"

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Cherri Foytlin

I can understand that they were fearful of an outburst, although neither my friends or I had any intention of doing so. The real question is why were we not allowed to speak in the first place?

Outcome of U.S. Midterm Election Already Clear: Polluters Win Again

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The anti-science caucus is coming to a Congress near you, and we have polluters and wealthy corporate fat cats largely to thank for it.

Why Do Texas Energy Companies Hate California?

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

Enron is gone, collapsed under the weight of their own greed and corruption. But it is clear that the fossil fuel pushers from Texas don't want to see California go into rehab.

Lieberman: Polluters 'Just Want A Breather' On Clean Air Rules

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As negotiations on a stripped-down bill to limit global warming pollution from coal-fired power plants reach the final hour, Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT)...

Fossil Fools Day: Environmental Activists In 30 Cities Take On Corporate Polluters

It's Getting Hot In Here | Matt Wilkerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

More than 30 cities throughout North America have organized demonstrations against the fossil fuel industry, corporate banks and big environmental org...

A Step Toward Recovery from Our Oil Addiction

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jim Wallis

Moving toward a "clean energy economy" will require more than just a re-wiring of the energy grid; it will also take a re-wiring of ourselves -- a conversion, really, of our habits of the heart.

Supreme Court Restricts Clean Water Act, Blocking EPA

The New York Times | CHARLES DUHIGG and JANET ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Thousands of the nation's largest water polluters are outside the Clean Water Act's reach because the Supreme Court has left uncertain which waterways...

Stimulus Funds Aiding Companies Fined For Pollution, Accused Of Fraud

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Large corporations working in California have reaped tens of millions of dollars in new federal stimulus funds, despite previous pollution violations,...

Man Sues Polluters On Behalf Of US Schoolchildren

AP | CHARLES WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

INDIANAPOLIS — Ron Kurth, who grew up in Gary and worked in the steel mills, raised his family in the region near the outskirts of Chicago. He a...