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As I showed in a previous diary , Americans are deeply dissatisfied with the long-term course of the economy. Fewer Americans identify themselves as "...
by OutOnALimb
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 10:57 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Today is Earth Day 2015. What better way to celebrate than with this press release from the awesomeness of Center for Biological Diversity : TUCSON, Ariz.— More than 500 volunteers will give ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 06:46 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
There probably was a time when religion served a purpose, helped to organize and unite and build consensus to be law abiding and decent; to do what was right and proper and to show hospitality to ...
by rktect
Comment Count 84 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 03:12 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Photo by Omar Willey @ Seattle Star Note: I retain the copyright to this article. It is an April Fools Day satire article originally published @ Seattle Star April 1, 2015 http://www.seattlestar....
by Mark Taylor Canfield
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 10:34 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The folks at The Center for Biological Diversity have good reason to be concerned about the loss of species. With the Earth losing half of our wildlife in ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2015 at 05:41 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Has policing become more or less dangerous over the past few decades, or the past century? Given all the attention to crime, shootings, gang violence, meth-heads, 'home-invasions', weapons ...
by BvueDem
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2014 at 11:10 PM PST with 63 Recommends
A new study of population growth published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has confirmed UN projection of population growth to the year 2100. Explosive human population ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 503 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 08:09 AM PDT with 259 Recommends
How many total ancestors do you have? Genealogists identify ancestors by following paper trails preserved in archives—traditional and digital. Although the goals of genealogists vary, a large ...
by Ruby JM
Comment Count 188 comments on Tue Aug 12, 2014 at 05:34 PM PDT with 144 Recommends
I have an opinion about genetically modified organisms - GMOs. I have read other diaries about GMOs, so I know that many of you will disagree with me, others will agree, and very few of you will be ...
by liberaldad2
Comment Count 281 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 09:36 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Is your God bigger than my God? For this author, even asking or answer the question is troublesome. The Hobby Lobby decision crossed into this territory. Now we know the answer. The rich guy's ...
by MugWumpBlues
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 11:37 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s study, “ Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children ,” Latin@ children are not being served well by most states in the ...
by AspiringAmerican
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 12:10 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
We don't hear much about it today, but growing enough food to feed the planet will be a significant problem before long unless we make some changes soon. A leading cause of the projected food ...
by petercgoldmark
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 09:14 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
An observation worth noting … and pondering, from Tom Whipple : Our society cannot sustain itself with energy returns in the 5-7 range without drastic reduction in our overall energy consumption.
by richturc125
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu May 22, 2014 at 06:25 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Cross-posted at Immizen.com NBC announced in an article today that the World's 85 richest have the same wealth as 3.5 billion of the poorest people. When you bring up the issue of poverty in the ...
by healthy
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 08:31 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Year of population peak The United States population just keeps growing and growing ... when you account for births outstripping deaths and add immigration on top of that, there's a net gain of one ...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 99 comments on Sun Feb 02, 2014 at 04:30 PM PST with 88 Recommends
"One day, sometime around the middle of this century, during the lifetime of people now alive, the population of the planet will be smaller than it was the day before. Global population growth is ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Feb 10, 2014 at 11:57 AM PST with 47 Recommends
Some effort should be made to slow down the world population growth rate. Over the decades, some estimates for future world population have been a lot more pessimistic than others, and it’s ...
by Save The Environment
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Dec 08, 2013 at 06:57 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Stephen Wolf published an awe-inspiring, comprehensive diary here last month about what an Appalachian state would look like, demographically and politically speaking. Substantively, I have nothing ...
by nimh
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 06, 2013 at 10:57 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Morowitz has presented the case, in thermodynamic terms, for the hypothesis that a steady flow of energy from the inexhaustible source of the sun to the unfillable sink of outer space, by way of the ...
by veritas curat
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 05:43 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Liz Cheney declared yesterday that she will be running for Senate in Wyoming against conservative Republican incumbent Mike Enzi. Her father, Dick "He doesn't stab you in the back--he shoots you in ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 11:40 AM PDT with 6 Recommends