New Energy Secretary Fits Tren...

Oct 21, 2019 by

President Trump likes to say that people in his political orbit come straight out of central casting, “tough hombres” from far beyond the Capital Beltway ready to roil the swamp.

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Donald Trump has his finger on...

Oct 19, 2019 by

These are the most frightening words Trump has uttered since becoming president:

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Our mad dog president and his ...

Oct 17, 2019 by

“I have done nothing to harm these people but they are angered with me, so what do they do, doctor up some income tax, for which they have no case… to harass a peaceful man.”

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The Country’s “Most Polluted A...

Oct 10, 2019 by

“This is political retribution against California, plain and simple.”

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‘F**k em’: Robert De Niro issu...

Sep 30, 2019 by

‘We are in a moment in our lives in this country where this guy is like a gangster,’ says actor

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It’s the Environment, Stupid

Sep 25, 2019 by

There is a winning campaign theme that progressives can use against Trump, and it isn’t “Medicare for all.”

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The Case for Declaring a Natio...

Jul 12, 2019 by

Given that the fate of millions of species, the future livelihoods of current high schoolers, and the stability of modern civilization rests in the balance, the only word to describe the situation is: emergency

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Polybius on writing history

May 1, 2019 by

The people who created the present American system of self-government were all knowledgeable of Roman history, using many of its lessons in structuring the modern republic. Today as history repeats itself, we are left without the wisdom of those whose system we continue to pantomime.

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Brothers separated at border b...

Apr 25, 2019 by

It’s not just parents and their children who have been ripped apart at the southern border by the Trump administration, nor has family separation stopped there despite Donald Trump’s executive order last summer. 

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‘Clear Breach of His Oat...

Apr 9, 2019 by

“The president can’t ignore our laws to accomplish his goal of preventing people from seeking asylum here.”

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Reconstituted climate advisory...

Apr 4, 2019 by

Two years ago, when Donald Trump arrived at the White House with his machete, he whacked a number of advisory committees, including the Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment.

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How Rupert Murdoch’s Empire of...

Apr 4, 2019 by

MURDOCH AND HIS CHILDREN HAVE TOPPLED GOVERNMENTS ON TWO CONTINENTS AND DESTABILIZED THE MOST IMPORTANT DEMOCRACY ON EARTH. WHAT DO THEY WANT?

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Shell to Trump administration:...

Mar 15, 2019 by

When the EPA and the Department of Interior announced plans to scrap Obama-era regulations to curb methane leaks last year, they were transparent about their rationale — they wanted to help the oil and gas industry.

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China crushes US in new power ...

Jan 24, 2019 by

We interrupt the mainstream media narrative about fake infrastructure (Trump’s border wall) with news about real infrastructure.

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Why Those Who Loathe Trump Fin...

Jan 9, 2019 by

Throughout our country’s history politics have always been divisive, so much so that the Civil War was fought over slavery, at times pitting neighbor against neighbor, brother against brother.

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Republicans are not prepared f...

Dec 20, 2018 by

I love my parents. But they are Conservative, Trump supporting, selectively racist Republicans who eschew the news because “it’s always bad/depressing” (except when they watch Fox.) The Primetime news hour is “time for Wheel of Fortune.” And they are totally unprepared for what’s coming.

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10 endangered species the Trum...

Dec 19, 2018 by

A new report describes the 10 species most at risk from policies proposed by the current administration.

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John Kerry: Forget Trump. We A...

Dec 13, 2018 by

If we fail, it won’t be just the president’s fault.

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Doubling down on fear: Attacks...

Oct 23, 2018 by

Facing what could be a sweeping defeat next month, Trump and Republicans play to the their supporters’ paranoia

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Now that Justice Brett Kavanau...

Oct 10, 2018 by

This was the first big fight of the Trump Era that wasn’t really about President Trump…

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Trump’s future-be-damned...

Oct 10, 2018 by

As a journalist, I go back a long way in writing about global warming…

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Coal Is Killing the Planet. Tr...

Oct 9, 2018 by

Scientists issued a new alarm on the devastating impacts of continued burning of fossil fuels.

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Donald Trump was just called o...

Sep 11, 2018 by

Fox identified a big factual error in Trump’s economic proclamations…

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Trump slams damning New York T...

Sep 6, 2018 by

The dilemma — which (Trump) does not fully grasp —

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I Am Part of the Resistance

Sep 6, 2018 by

work for the president but like-minded colleagues and I have vowed…

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Harley-Davidson lovers in Milw...

Sep 3, 2018 by

Bikers are getting older and the chill from the president’s tariffs is getting colder…

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The failure to punish white-co...

Sep 3, 2018 by

A decade after the big crash, Trump’s rise to power…

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The EPA’s coal plan is a ripof...

Aug 26, 2018 by

[Translate] MANDEL NGAN / AFP / Getty Images RADICAL HONESTY By Nathanael Johnson grist The Trump administration’s newest proposal to...

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The G.O.P.’s Climate of Parano...

Aug 23, 2018 by

[Translate]   By Paul Krugman Opinion Columnist ImageUntil its recent retirement, the J.M. Stuart Station provided electricity...

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Center for Public Integrity Bo...

Aug 15, 2018 by

[Translate]  By The Center for Public Integrity Photo credit: Shutterstock Note from the CEO: Led by The Boston Globe, more than 200...

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