Fracking: health, environmental impact greater than claimed

The natural gas industry defends hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, as safe and efficient. Research studies and numerous incidents of water contamination prove otherwise.


"Levitated Mass": Art or environmental crime?

The sheer grandiosity of the project - the nightly slow motion parade through 22 cities, the $10-to-$20 million price tag - provoked new conversations about the validity of Earth Art,

Pipeline rejection is huge Native American victory

Make no mistake, it was Native Americans who spearheaded and bore the brunt of the campaign against the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline.


National treasures worth fighting for

The U.S. postal service like our national parks is a national treasure.


Rick Santorum is neither green nor good

"There is no such thing as global warming," says GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum.

The Kenyan roots of the Occupy movement

With the presidential election looming over 2012, we should take a cue from our Kenyan brothers and sisters. We need to take our analysis of the gross negligence of our financial institutions into the electoral arena.


Six reasons to oppose Keystone pipeline

There are many reasons to oppose the building of an oil pipeline from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, to the refineries off the shores of Texas in the Gulf of Mexico.

Capitalism in a fish bowl

Capitalism can sometimes be very confusing to figure out. It would be helpful if we had a very simple way to look at it.


Company admits fracking caused quakes

In the race to obtain gas, many companies have taken to tampering with large underground deposits, using a process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to retrieve it.


Large asteroid to sail past Earth today

The space rock is about 1,300 feet across in size. And while it will pose no apocalyptic threat, it will notably be closer to the world than the moon.

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