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I just came across Bill McKibben's new column on Al Jazeera about how he was drawn to the Obama campaign's message of change, and how the Obama campaign that took on the aura of a movement. About ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 176 comments on Sat Oct 15, 2011 at 06:01 PM PDT with 290 Recommends
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. ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 217 comments on Mon Jun 13, 2011 at 07:13 PM PDT with 163 Recommends
Not living in the Northeast I didn't have to deal with the blizzard after after blizzard the pummeled the region over the last winter. I usually don't pay much attention to weather news stories in ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Mar 30, 2011 at 11:53 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Last week the State Department delayed making a decision of the permit needed to go ahead with the Keystone Pipeline for oil extracted from the Canadian Tar Sands in northern Alberta, to allow more ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 10:39 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Today I came across a powerful appeal to shift away from the neoliberal paradigm of Free Market supremacy toward a more rational allocation of resources between the earth's seven billion people from ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Mar 04, 2011 at 05:43 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Republicans would despoil our country in pursuit of the oil and coal that are so profitable for their corporate sponsors, and so bad for our planetary climate. They are pushing energy policies that ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Aug 06, 2010 at 02:23 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I swore off my commute by car, van pool, and ferry that took 70 minutes minimum each way. After 31 years on the factory floor and in the Machinist Union I took an early retirement yesterday. The job ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Apr 22, 2010 at 08:25 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
I remember Dave Matthews before he was a big rock star.  Back in Richmond in the early 1990’s the Dave Matthews Band was ...
by rperks
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Mar 13, 2010 at 06:18 PM PST with 21 Recommends