All Further Articles for 2010-03-31

Wednesday, March 31, 2010
We're Not Tired, Actually
It's hard to name the most distressing part of Obama's decision to open up off-shore drilling for gas and oil along the Atlantic coast. Is it his willingness to bargain away the environment to placate oil companies opposed to the climate change bill? Is it his betrayal of an oft-stated campaign stance? Or is it his diminishing the real issue, backed by real science, by equating corporate interests with environmentalists, conjuring up two petty politicos fighting "the same old battles"? //--> "Ultimately, we need to move beyond the tired debates between right and left, between business leaders and environmentalists..."
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Si Se Puede
Today is Cesar Chavez Day, marking the birthday of the great labor organizer, founder of United Farmworkers, builder of a key training ground for young progressives, and creator of the rallying cry "Si Se Puede" - Yes We Can. More on Chavez and what we should know of his legacy here .
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Party On
What to do with the lurid story about GOP fundraisers spending 2,000 bucks at a lesbian-bondage-themed strip club? Turn to the positively gleeful Jon Stewart .
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