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The New York Times continued its too-frequent habit of stenography for the White House. This bad habit was on full display in NYT editorial board's paean to the Trans-Pacific Partnership . The NYT ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 04:49 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Cross-posted with EcoWatch I had a chance to read FAIL: How the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Flunks the Climate Test , a recent report issued by ...
by Renewable Rider
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 11:12 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
First of all, knowledgeable activists believe that the ACA will benefit millions and its success will clear the road to Single Payer, the final destination. If Obamacare fails, many of us ...
by Shockwave
Comment Count 125 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 07:03 AM PDT with 236 Recommends
If you believe that healthcare is a basic human right and understand why Single Payer IS the final destination of healthcare reform and you want to get it done as soon as possible, read on. If ...
by Shockwave
Comment Count 108 comments on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 06:57 AM PDT with 143 Recommends
If an ecologically hazardous accident happens to TransCanada's Keystone XL (KXL) tar sands pipeline, we can't say we weren't forewarned. That's the latest from a press release and YouTube video ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 10:48 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
For months New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has been playing hot potato with the decision of whether or not to allow fracking in New York State. There have been missed deadlines from the ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 70 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 05:33 PM PST with 53 Recommends
New York could soon become the newest state in the union to allow hydraulic fracturing (fracking), the controversial technique used to enable shale oil and gas extraction. The green light from New ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 12:26 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Unlike for his first Inauguration, Obama has chosen to allow unlimited corporate contributions to fill the fund-raising coffers of the entity legally known as the Presidential Inaugural Committee. ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 06:46 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Well, the Big Business guys are transparent about one thing: They can't stand the idea of the public holding them to account for their attempts to buy elections and influence policy, or even that ...
by Robert Weissman
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Whether or not you're an investor, it's important to grasp the significance of what's happened with the Facebook initial public offering (IPO). In the few days since its IPO, Facebook's stock price ...
by Robert Weissman
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 01:37 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Fact Number One : Exclusive breastfeeding for at least six months is best for infants and new mothers. Fact Number Two : Hospital giveaways of infant formula samples to new mothers reduces the ...
by Robert Weissman
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 08:58 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
First saw this mentioned in the LA Times Group offers $25,000 reward for exposing secret corporate giving A Coalition of Public Interest, Consumer, Labor, and Progressive Groups Announce Major ...
by Sprinkles
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 04:25 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Rick Perry’s donors fare well, Texas-style by Carol D. Leonnig, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Sep 01, 2011 at 05:29 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Citizens Divided? Yes, conceptionally speaking. The Corporate-kind "divided" from the Human-kind, that is. Separate and Not Equals . The way the founding Constitutional ...
by jamess
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 08:30 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Citizens Divided? Yup. The Corporate-kind from the Human-kind, that is. Think Corporations have No Rights? -- Think again ...
by jamess
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jun 18, 2011 at 10:52 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Where are the anti-tax activists when you need them? They should be protesting outside of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, denouncing the agency for failing to take action. And they should ...
by Robert Weissman
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jun 17, 2011 at 08:27 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Jun 03, 2011 at 06:45 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
It’s a good rule of thumb: If the U.S. Chamber of Commerce – the trade association for large corporations -- is whipped up about something, there’s probably good reason for the public to ...
by Robert Weissman
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 09, 2011 at 03:09 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
From Wisconsin to Washington D.C. the Zombie Apocalypse has begun. They walk among us leaving destruction in their wake. They've stolen the minds of millions - but they want more than brains. They ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Mar 06, 2011 at 08:00 AM PST with 38 Recommends
Yesterday, I wrote about the disastrous state of labor in the wake of the elections. Suffering from either a lack of ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Nov 04, 2010 at 07:11 AM PDT with 17 Recommends