As detailed yesterday by Puddytat , Wisconsin Republican State Senator Pam Galloway resigned from the Senate effective midnight CDT. She was facing a recall election but stated she was resigning to ...
Climate scientist James Hansen spoke at the TED conference last week and laid out the risks of continuing on our business-as-usual greenhouse gas emissions path. He also offered a policy solution ...
So many powerful things are happening at once that it gets a little hard to keep track--but that's a good kind of problem to have.
First thing: a huge front ...
This morning I wrote a diary on yesterday's enormous solar flare, with an X-ray magnitude of X6.9 on the GOES scale, that erupted with a coronal mass ejection, in a direction away from earth.
Dr. James Hansen is the eminent scientist who researched the rising levels of CO2 in the earth's atmosphere, and published the initial findings that indicated that Climate Change was taking place. ...
Who knew. Yesterday when I was doing my taxes I happened to take a break and read the President's remarks after a deal on funding the government was reached. I was upset. I started writing and ...
A GlobeScan poll released today shows a " sharp drop in American enthusiasm " for the free market economy. Back in 2002, 80 ...
The wealthiest 5% of Americans control 72% of America's financial wealth. The bottom 80% control only 7% of the nation's financial wealth. The richest 400 Americans have more combined wealth than ...
We often see in equality and women's rights diaries such as Kaili Joy Gray's comments by those representing the MRA [
Liberals and unions gave this country
.. the 8 hour day
.. paid holidays
.. paid vacations
.. sick pay
.. medical insurance
.. workplace safety
.. Social Security