All Views Articles for 2015-10-14

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Bill McKibben
Exxon's Climate Lie: 'No Corporation Has Ever Done Anything This Big or Bad'
The truth of Exxon’s complicity in global warming must to be told - how they knew about climate change decades ago but chose to help kill our planet
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Harvey Wasserman
Another US Nuke Bites the Dust
The chain reactor operator Entergy has announced it will close the Pilgrim nuke south of Boston. The shut-down will bring U.S. reactor fleet to 98, though numerous other reactors are likely to face...
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Alex Scrivener
Not Saving the World at COP 21
Over the last few months, attempts have been made to present COP 21, the ‘landmark’ Paris climate summit to be held in December as an opportunity to ‘save the world’. The people behind these appeals...
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Ruth Conniff
In Debate, Hillary and Bernie Define Two Poles
It was, as Martin O’Malley said, a very different debate from the Republicans’: no racist remarks, not immigrant-bashing, no attacks on women, no clowning or pandering to religious bigotry, and a...
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Trevor Culhane
Fracktivists Turn to Twitter to Expose Invenergy's Fracked Gas Power Plants
It’s not everyday that a company that builds huge fracked gas power plants tries to win a green energy award on Twitter. The company in this case is Invenergy. Invenergy sees itself as a clean energy...
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Juan Cole
Dem Debate on Foreign Policy Leaves More Questions Than Answers
Foreign policy came up a bit in the Democratic Party debate. One form it took was a series of clashes over Hillary Clinton’s 2002 vote to authorize the Bush Iraq War. Lincoln Chafee, then a...
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George Monbiot
Human... and Kind
Fascinating new lines of research suggest that we are good people, tolerating bad things.
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Andy Rowell
BP Finally Admits Not All Oil Will Be Burnt
For some years now a growing number of activists, scientists and analysts have been warning that, if we are going to keep global warming to 2 degrees Celcius, that a significant quantify of fossil...
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Andrianna Natsoulas, Beverly Bell
Challenging Racism in the Food System
The Federation of Southern Cooperatives fights for Black lands, agriculture, and equal justice
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Jim Hightower
'We Are Writing the Rules,' says Obama. Who's 'We'?
The negotiations and the sales push behind Washington's latest (and biggest) "free trade" agreement amounts to Kabuki theater. What theater? Kabuki. It's a 17th-century form of Japanese drama,...
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