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The Soon-To-Be-Overturned Clean Power Act

Those living outside the U.S. may be a bit flummoxed by America’s posture on climate change mitigation, and, in particular, overturning one of the previous administration’s signature achievements, the Clean Power Act that would shutter the dirtiest of our coal-fired

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How Democracies Fail

Chris Hedges is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, professor at Princeton University, author of several New York Times best-sellers, and Presbyterian minister, who’s written extensively on democracy and fascism, and the delicate balance that exists between the two. Here’s an

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Trump Presidency: Things Fall Apart

I urge everyone, especially all Americans, to check out this incredible eight-minute video, featuring U.S ranking member of the U.S. House Intelligence committee, Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA — pictured), laying out the evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and

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Republican “Traitors” Trying to Sabotage Trump

I had to laugh when a “friend” on Facebook shared: “Here Is The List of 20 Republican Senators Trying to Sabotage Trump,” calling upon me to expose these “traitors.”  In the first place, I’m rooting for these 20 people.  But

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Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News Commands Awesome Power

According to the Writer’s Almanac: It’s the birthday of international media titan (Keith) Rupert Murdoch…..He has, at various times, owned many American publications, including the Star, the New York Post, the Village Voice, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Boston Herald, New

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From Guest Blogger Tosin Yussuf: Will Trump’s Neglect on Environmental Issues Have an Impact Upon Green Investments?

“Make America Great Again” has been one of the catch phrases of the Trump campaign and in some ways, he seems to be following through on some of his promises. (Can you name one? -ed )

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Trump’s Assault on the Environment is Just a Small Sliver of the Whole

Those of us who see the world primarily through an environmental lens tend to focus our anguish on things like the gutting of the EPA, the construction of new pipelines, the overturn of the Clean Power Plan, the Clean Air

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The Trump Presidency: Calling a Spade a Spade

A frequent commenter wrote a long and eloquent response, refuting one of my posts on the Trump presidency.  I respond: It’s funny;  I have a friend on Facebook, my old friend Steve Vachss, who, like you, is a smart guy

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Trump Administration About To Burst Wide Open

Here are a few concepts we should be keeping in mind at this surreal point in U.S. history. There is a large and growing list of Congresspeople calling for U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign, as it’s clear he

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Peril (Understatement)

If you’re trying to determine the legitimacy of Scott Pruitt (pictured) as the new Administrator of the EPA, this video is for you. Warning: this footage is beyond disturbing; it’s disgusting.  The appointment of a lawyer who receives huge sums

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