Opinion

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Loopholes in climate accord threaten death of coral reefs by 2100

It doesn't seem as if the big industrial nations are serious about trying to halt global warming.

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“The Pipe” offers antidote to toxic “Superman”

WARNING: "Waiting for Superman," the new film by David Guggenheim, might be injurious to public education.

 

Tea party disorients GOP in Delaware

The upset victory of tea party-backed Christine O'Donnell over GOP establishment candidate Mike Castle in Delaware shows significant fault lines in the Republican coalition.

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The U.S. and Iraq: what now?

Since President Obama took office, more than 90,000 U.S. troops have come home from Iraq. The question is: now what?

What catastrophe are we waiting for?

Global climate change is putting humanity's most basic, most elemental needs increasingly at risk.

Marxism, truth, lies and politics

There are so many lies being churned out by the ultra-right corporate propaganda machine.

Heaven help us if we don’t heed his call

Decades from now, climate scientist James Hansen will occupy a prominent place in our history books, but what we don't know now is whether humankind will heed his alarm or go on with business as usual.

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Climate change legislation - one of the next big battles

Among the next big things — climate change legislation looms large.

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And the winner is ... top progressive movie awards for 2009 announced

Progressive Cinema critic Bill Meyer announces the James Agee Cinema Circle Progie Award winners from 2009.

War is peace

Defense Secretary Gates, in Orwellian logic, said the biggest threat to peace is the European peace movement. WTF?

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