The Washington Post March

By: Thursday June 10, 2010 1:30 am

More on the Village telling you how to live without a mirror.


Israeli Attack on Gaza Flotilla: Media Already Losing Interest?

By: Thursday June 3, 2010 8:15 am

American news media failing to keep covering the Gaza story in depth.

Joining Offshore Drilling Disaster, Potential Nuclear Power Disaster In New Jersey

By: Sunday May 9, 2010 4:00 pm

We keep looking for silver bullets in solving our energy issues that carry major risks to our environment and public health. Meanwhile renewable technologies that offer great promise don’t get the same level of attention or interest.

Tribal Loyalty and the Corporatist Agenda: It’s Not Just for Republicans Any More

By: Monday March 29, 2010 9:30 am

When we pointed out that this is in fact what the bill does, Ezra dismissed it as “helping activists kill the bill” rather than “actually informing anyone about what is in the bill.” According to Ezra, “the restriction here is not on the right to choose, but on whether primary insurance covers abortion.” Therefore, since the goal of the bill is not restricting a woman’s right to choose, the fact that it does so anyway is just a coincidence and therefore not a valid reason to object to the bill’s passage.

If Only There Were Two

By: Saturday March 13, 2010 9:09 am

Archbishop Desmond Tutu wrote movingly and powerfully about the wave of anti-gay hate that is sweeping his continent of Africa. His words, though, bring to mind the very same attitudes in many of our American religious and political leaders. If only there was an American Nobel Peace Prize laureate who spoke like Tutu. Wait — there is. If only there were two.

And Now For A Moment of Thanksgiving Sanity Regarding the Stolen “Climate Change” Emails

By: Thursday November 26, 2009 9:00 am

Kevin Grandia at DeSmog Blog regularly debunks the well-funded PR campaigns that promote this kind of crap, and he did some actual reporting. He contacted Dr. Michael Mann for clarification, whose name appears in some of the emails and whose graph was used in Al Gore’s “Inconvenient Truth.” Mann’s quote was widely disseminated by wingnutia as proof that “truth doesn’t matter.”

Al Gore’s Current TV Lays Off 80 Staff, Changes Direction

By: Thursday November 12, 2009 5:50 pm

In a major restructuring, cable channel Current TV–co-founded by Al Gore–has laid off 80 employees, about 25% of its staff.

Most of the axed were based in the Los Angeles office, affecting in-house production and striking a yet another blow to the city’s already suffering entertainment industry. The original programs “Current Tonight,” “Current Takeover” and “Current Exposed” have been canceled and David Neumann, the head of programming was fired. About 300 employees total remain.

Early Morning Swim: Al Gore Discusses GOP Global Warming Denialists with Rachel Maddow

By: Thursday November 5, 2009 4:38 am

So it goes. Kerry said the group was trying to broaden support for a climate plan and “achieve the obviously all-important goal of getting 60 votes” that are needed to overcome a filibuster in the Senate. Although Kerry said the group’s push wouldn’t interfere with work by six Senate panels on the issue, it was [...]

Green, the Color of Good Jobs

By: Thursday February 21, 2008 10:30 am

The union movement is turning green. Not with envy, but with an escalating sense that the nation must work to address climate change and that we must be part of the effort to create good jobs that also are green jobs.

Last December, an unprecedented delegation of unionists traveled to Bali, Indonesia, for the U.N. climate change conference. Of the 90 union delegates, more than 20 were from North America.

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