A while ago, a good friend told me she thought we were "doomed," and that the future was hopeless. Now, from the perspective we currently share, it sure looks as if we're doomed. One of the most ...
CO2 emissions increased a staggering 6% in 2010, a record rate of increase far beyond the IPCC's worst case scenarios, the U.S. Department of Energy reported yesterday. Rapid economic growth fueled ...
They don't get it.
I am still struggling to survive. I have no health insurance. I would love to be able to buy quality health insurance that does not fleece me for a profit. Having no health ...
In today's installment of stupidity, crass political calculations and the desperate need to be inducted into the Washington Post's circle of Very Serious People, I present to you a list of 60 ...
A year ago today, I stepped into West Philadelphia at 6:00 am to shake the hands of passersby and say “thank you.” The night before, I had not won the Senate seat we had campaigned for in ...
Scott Olsen by the Grace of God did not come home to his mother in a box after two tours in Iraq, but he will be going back to her with a fractured skull for engaging in his right of free speech in ...
Like most bullies, the banks are cowards. They talk a big game, but if confronted with their crimes, they run for cover and go whining to "mommy."
Today, I walked up and down a sidewalk, in front ...
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The world is changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air.