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Rep. Nancy Pelosi Under Fire from Progressives Over Proposed Social Security Cuts
Only 38 Dems have signed letter against draconian cuts
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Drilling Deeper: The Wealth of Business Connections for Obama’s Energy Pick
When President Obama nominated Ernest Moniz to be energy secretary earlier this month, he hailed the nuclear physicist as a "brilliant scientist" who, among his many talents, had effectively brought together "prominent thinkers and energy companies" in the continuing effort to figure out a safe and...
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Fire in the Bayou: Oil-Carrying Barge, Tugboat Ablaze After Crashing into Gas-Filled Pipeline
Barge carrying 92,000 gallons of oil; Coast Guard has not yet assessed extent of leak
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EPA Accused Of Blocking Scientific Advancement of Corexit In BP Cleanup
Oil Spill Eater International (OSEI), through the Gulf Oil Spill Remediation Conference group, issued a press release this week saying that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) effectively blocked or otherwise delayed scientific advancement in the cleanup of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil...
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The Spreading Slick of Blame for the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
BP and its contractors bear primary responsibility for the disaster. But regulators, the White House, even we share in it, too
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BP Trial Shows 'Culture of Greed' Led to Deepwater's 'Well from Hell'
'Your honor, the evidence will be clear and unmistakable: Greed devastated the Gulf.'
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'Make BP Pay!': Gulf Residents Decry Oil Giant as 'Deepwater Horizon' Trial Opens
Prosecutors open with "scathing attack" on company behind devastating disaster
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Israel's Vaunted Democracy, Except For That Little Disenfranchisement Issue
Lots of press on Israel's election and who won - the right wing again, just barely - but very little on who lost: the at least one in four people living in Israel for whom voting is not a right, but "a privilege dependent on geography and ethnicity." In recognition of the millions of Palestinians...
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Not To Injure or Destroy
Citing "the genius and the elegance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s work," civil rights icon and Rep. John Lewis handed Rush Limbaugh's head back to him on a plate after the right-wing blowhard suggested that if Lewis and other civil rights activists had had guns in the 190s, they wouldn't have "needed...
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Algerian Army Stages 'Final Assault' on BP Gas Plant
Kidnappers, Hostages Die
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