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Ruby Cramer at Buzzfeed has the scoop: Top Obama Environmental Official Departs Frustrated over Pipeline, Inaction on Climate : Jackson "left as a matter of conscience," said Jeff Tittel, the ...
by RLMiller
Comment Count 230 comments on Thu Dec 27, 2012 at 08:04 PM PST with 385 Recommends
Cross posted from Blue Virginia I was at Lafayette Park and around the White House today, participating in and covering the massive protest against ...
by lowkell
Comment Count 186 comments on Sun Nov 06, 2011 at 03:49 PM PST with 331 Recommends
843 Tea Party activists have been arrested in a series of demonstrations in front of the White House protesting that President Bachman hasn't ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 100 comments on Fri Sep 02, 2011 at 06:59 AM PDT with 297 Recommends
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
Co-authored by Jesse Lava Everyone seems to be investigating Charles and David Koch lately, with exposés of their corrupt political behavior popping up in places like the New Yorker , AlterNet , ...
by RobertGreenwald
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 12:28 PM PDT with 280 Recommends
The Judge has issued a temporary restraining order and injunction to halt work for two weeks until a hearing which is set for Dec 19th. ... on the basis of fraud! A Texas judge has ordered ...
by Lady Libertine
Comment Count 73 comments on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 11:06 AM PST with 275 Recommends
It began on March 29. A pipeline in Arkansas no one but Exxon seemed to know about (code name: Pegasus) spilled thousands of barrels of tar sands "oil" before being shut down. What has followed is a ...
by DWG
Comment Count 66 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 08:25 AM PDT with 223 Recommends
We won a huge victory in the Senate yesterday, when Majority Leader Reid managed to cobble together enough votes to block a GOP amendment forcing approval of the Keystone Pipeline. It was close (a 2-...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Mar 09, 2012 at 04:37 AM PST with 221 Recommends
(NRDC) Foes of a 1661-mile pipeline who thought their opposition had bought some time as a consequence of the White House's temporary rejection of the project got a wake-up message today. Just five ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 522 comments on Mon Feb 27, 2012 at 12:56 PM PST with 217 Recommends
Poor little Exxon. First, their Pegasus pipeline in Arkansas springs a leak, costing them money. Then people starting saying mean things about them, hurting their feelings (because corporations are ...
by DWG
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 07:05 AM PDT with 207 Recommends
Secretary of State John Kerry's first major international meeting came with Canadian foreign minister John Baird. At the press conference, Secretary Kerry faced (and essentially shunted aside) ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 191 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 07:30 AM PST with 204 Recommends
President Obama came home to Chicago last week to talk about energy policy. Using the Argonne National Laboratory as a backdrop, he promoted the idea of creating an Energy Security Trust to fund ...
by DWG
Comment Count 105 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 12:30 PM PDT with 190 Recommends
Bitumen being extracted from Canadian tar sands In a wide-ranging [interviewhttp://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/28/us/politics/obama-says-hell-evaluate-pipeline-project-depending-on-pollution.html?_r=0]
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 208 comments on Sat Jul 27, 2013 at 05:12 PM PDT with 182 Recommends
Today, the Obama Jobs Council, headed by General Electric Executive Jeffrey Immelt,
by slinkerwink
Comment Count 705 comments on Tue Jan 17, 2012 at 07:15 AM PST with 167 Recommends
Yes, I'm talking about YOU. Ever since TIME magazine named YOU the ["Person of the Year" http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1570810,00.html] in 2006, YOU have been on a tear. By ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 05:55 PM PDT with 162 Recommends
The Keystone XL pipeline will enable a carbon bomb that is the Alberta Tar Sands. Right now it's about the size of England and growing. The Alberta Tar Sands is the worst ecocide in the world and it ...
by Agathena
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 03:23 PM PST with 157 Recommends
Welcome to the eighth edition of First Nations News & Views. This weekly series is one element in the "Invisible Indians" project put together by Meteor Blades and me, with assistance from the ...
by navajo
Comment Count 104 comments on Sun Mar 18, 2012 at 04:00 PM PDT with 155 Recommends
Andy Kroll writing for MoJo and Grist has found out that the State Department redacted information that linked the contractor that prepared the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 02:06 PM PDT with 152 Recommends
Yet another embarrassing detail about the Obama administration's handling of the Keystone XL pipeline has emerged. In order to view the public comments to the State Department's new environmental ...
by DWG
Comment Count 65 comments on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 02:15 PM PDT with 148 Recommends
Last week, Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) heard several times from an unhappy constituent (i.e. me) about his vote for the Keystone XL pipeline during the Senate's budget amendment vote-a-rama. I have ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 91 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT with 146 Recommends