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Jessica Corbett, staff writer
After Hurricane Irma
"Disaster after climate-induced disaster is proving that we can't fail to address our rampant burning of fossil fuels—too much is at stake."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A demonstrator holds a sign in New York City during the 2014 People's Climate March. (Photo: Chris Yakimov/flickr/cc)
Amid devastating hurricanes, historic flooding, epic wildfires, and the Trump...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) holds a news conference on H.R.1962, the 'Free Flow of Information Act of 2013', May 22, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
"Trump must immediately cease talk of pre-emptive war—which must be authorized...


Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King - to hold hands and join in an excruciating, swaying, bumbling rendition of "We Shall Overcome." Mitch McConnell wins the Deer In Headlights Award, by a graceless hair. Maybe one day we'll overcome these people. Here's Pete Seeger, doing it right.