News for 2014-03-01

Saturday, March 1, 2014
[field_image_caption-raw] Marchers Embark on Cross Country Climate Trek
In what is expected to be the longest climate march in United States history, environmentalists determined to "change the heart and mind of America" and spur action to address the climate crisis set off on a cross country trek Saturday.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Major Oil City Takes Groundbreaking Step Against Fracking in City Limits
Los Angeles is primed to become the first oil-producing city in California and the largest city in the United States to place a moratorium on fracking.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Russian Military Mobilizes in Ukraine
Updated 12:24 EST Reuters is now reporting that "after a day of escalating rhetoric and activity, a Kremlin spokesman says that Russia hopes there will be no further escalation and that Putin has not yet decided if he will send troops into Ukraine."
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[title] Ian Haney López on the Dog Whistle Politics of Race
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