The American Academy of Pediatrics is asking the DEA to reclassify marijuana so that more research can be done:
“A Schedule 1 listing means there’s no medical use or helpful indications, but ...
The new finding was published 1-21-15 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) . According to scientists, rivers of melt water are draining Greenland quicker and contributing to ...
As reported at The Guardian, this coming week we will see the publication of the first book by a Guantanamo detainee who is still imprisoned on the U.S.-run strategic interrogation prison site in ...
UPDATE: The Washington Post reports a partial victory for parenting sanity vs advocates for paranoid parents, aka "helicopter parents.
By now everyone has heard of the Maryland couple who are ...
Bloomberg reported last week that the largest owner/operator of nuclear power plants in the United States is seeking permission from state utility regulators to double the price of electricity in ...
Last week, news of an oil spill in the world's largest mangrove forest reached a few media channels but remains for the most part under the radar and under-reported. In a previous diary, Let Them ...
So, OK, back in 2009 I was telling everyone that if the movement to (as Naomi Klein called it) "save the climate" was to accomplish anything at all, we'd need a movement to " Keep the grease in the ...
In the wake of the events in Ferguson, I think the above photograph is both interesting and very touching.
(Written by an American expat living in the European Union)
Here's the answer that the American corporatist oligarchs in your face wealth machine wants to provide entertainment services for ...
I have never lived a day in the mythical America that is immortal and above decline or reproach. That is one of the few gifts of being born poor in a nation that so celebrates wealth and power. ...