US Media Covering Hurricane Sandy Mostly Ignore Whether Climate Change Fueled Storm’s Fury

By: Tuesday October 30, 2012 1:10 pm

There was ample time to anticipate Hurricane Sandy after it killed at least 52 people in Haiti. New Jersey, New York and Washington, DC, all were very public about preparations that were being made. This gave media in the United States an opening to get in and cover before the storm did any damage.

Opening up a discussion about this historic storm that was on its way and why it would be so devastating could have occurred. They could have ventured into an important scientific discussion about how the planet is changing.

#Feb25 – Iraq’s “Day of Wrath”

By: Friday February 25, 2011 6:01 am

Iraqis are planning to take to the streets this Friday in a mass Day of Wrath. Demonstrations from Sulimaniyah and Mosel in the North to Fallujah, Baghdad, Kut and Basra have called for an end to corruption and the provision of essential services as well as protection for the rights of journalists.

Stan Greenberg: Afghanistan War Likely Cause of Primary Challenge

By: Tuesday November 23, 2010 4:00 pm

Administration officials are trying to make us forget that President Obama promised to start withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in July 2011, but that might not be so easy: Stan Greenberg suggests that continued escalation is likely to draw a primary challenge.

As Goes Senegal

By: Monday August 30, 2010 8:00 am

Freedom has been a national security asset — one that we are damaging out of fear.

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