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Andy Rowell: KXL is “like two bald men fighting over a comb”

Jan 9, 2015

Jan. 9, 2015 - As the political squabbling over Keystone XL continues to dominate the political landscape in Washington, yesterday the Senate energy committee voted 13-9 in favor of a bill that would force construction of the controversial pipeline.

Let’s forget for a minute the fact that the Senators voting for KXL have received eight...

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HRC Thanks Barbara Boxer For Outstanding Service and Commitment to LGBT Equality

Jan 8, 2015

WASHINGTON January 8, 2015 - In light of today’s news that U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) will retire at the end of her current term, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, is highlighting her outstanding service, commitment to LGBT equality and support for...

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Jill Richardson: Get Wild without Abandoning Common Sense

Jan 8, 2015

January 8, 2015 - Minutes to midnight on New Year’s Eve, I sat around a fire with friends, discussing plans for 2015. I told them mine: to hike over 200 miles on the John Muir Trail through the High Sierras, by myself.

They told me that I’m nuts.

“I might do it if I brought my...

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Daryl Cagle: France, Cartoonists and Murder

Jan 7, 2015

January 7, 2015 - I woke up this morning to the news of the terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo Magazine office in Paris. Twelve people were killed and eleven wounded, including two of my French cartoonist friends, Tignous and Wolinski. Cartoonists around the world are grieving.

Americans treat editorial cartoons as a trivial daily...

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Cartoonist Lives Matter

Jan 7, 2015
Cartoonist Lives Matter

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Solidarity

Jan 7, 2015
Solidarity

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Suicide Cartoonists

Jan 7, 2015
Suicide Cartoonists

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Free Speech

Jan 7, 2015
Free Speech

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Lawrence S. Wittner: Ten Questions for Conservatives

Jan 7, 2015

Jan. 5, 2015 - Dr. Lawrence Wittner is Professor of History emeritus at SUNY/Albany. His latest book is a satirical novel about university corporatization and rebellion, "What’s Going On at UAardvark?”

Now that the Republican Party―the conservative voice in mainstream U.S. electoral politics―has attained the most thoroughgoing control of Congress that it has...

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Michelle Robinson: Congress Shouldn’t Force Through the Keystone XL Pipeline – and President Obama Would Be Right to Veto It

Jan 7, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 6, 2015 - Congressional leaders are insisting on pushing through a Keystone XL pipeline bill as one of the first official acts of the 114th Congress, but it’s the wrong choice, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. Statement by Michelle Robinson, director of the Clean Vehicles Program at UCS:

The...

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