US Climate Plan ‘Treats the Wound But Does Not Stop the Bleeding’

By: Tuesday March 31, 2015 5:00 pm

As the White House unveils blueprint for emission reductions ahead of UN climate talks, groups warn that unless US moves beyond fossil fuels it will not avert climate catastrophe By Lauren McCauley With bold language and take-charge rhetoric, the White House on Tuesday unveiled its plan to cut U.S. carbon emissions by roughly one third [...]

 

National #BoycottIndiana Movement Drives Officials to Backpedal on Anti-LGBTQ Law

By: Sunday March 29, 2015 6:00 pm

‘It feels like we’re going back 50 years in time,’ one protester said of state-sanctioned discrimination By Lauren McCauley Indiana lawmakers are scrambling to backpedal as a fierce backlash has taken hold against Republican Governor Mike Pence since he signed into law legislation that effectively permits discrimination against people thought to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, [...]

US Officials Hope to Steer Caribbean Countries Away From Venezuela

By: Monday January 26, 2015 6:00 pm

The White House reported the event as an “energy round-table” discussion of “a cleaner and more sustainable energy future in the Caribbean through improved energy governance, greater access to finance and donor coordination.” While there is no mention of Venezuela, the Atlantic Council, a sponsor of the event, explicitly mentions Venezuela as the reason for the meeting. The Atlantic [...]

Chamber of Commerce Warns of Increased Cost of Blue Jeans under Health Reform

By: Saturday November 28, 2009 1:00 pm

How desperate is the US Chamber of Commerce in its fight against health care reform? The Chamber now warns of the increased cost of blue jeans if reform passes.

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