Opinion

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2010 elections key to building a green, demilitarized economy

In a Dec. 4 editorial entitled, "The Welfare State and Military Power," the Wall Street Journal actually said something I agree with: you can't have both guns and butter.

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Marx in Copenhagen

"Goodbye Africa, goodbye South Asia; goodbye glaciers and sea ice, coral reefs and rainforest; it was nice knowing you." Such was George Monbiot's dismay as the recent Copenhagen Climate Conference ended.

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Bad news and (some very limited) good news out of Copenhagen

Was the conference a bust, a success, a waste of time, or  something else?

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Hot air, cold facts clash at Copenhagen climate meet

Sarah Palin, climate change "skeptics," Al Gore and an island nation that may disappear under the sea - all are weighing in as world leaders debate what to do about global warming.

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Worker co-ops, the Blue Green Alliance and Mondragon

Are worker owned co-ops sponsored by Mondragon of Spain, the United Steel Workers (USW), and the Blue Green Alliance (BGA) the future of alternative energy production in the U.S.?

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Ice, snow, so where’s the global warming?

As winter weather hits, many people confuse the current weather (cold) with the long-term direction of the climate (warmer).

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Thanksgiving in troubled times

Food, family, traffic jams, thankfulness - all are part of Thanksgiving, but, especially this year, there is more.

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Are we left behind in the ‘green production’ revolution?

Institute for America's Future experts: China has a national industrial strategy. We do not. And we better come up with one soon.

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First Americans & all Americans

Fulfilling a campaign pledge, President Obama met with nearly 400 leaders of Native American tribes, Nov. 5, at a White House Tribal Nations Conference.

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The next nasty attack from the right

The discussion - if one can call it that - of global warming is going to be painful, particularly if the make-Obama-fail crowd has its way.

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