Opinion

Why BP’s U.S. operations should be nationalized - now

Stopping the spill, and beginning recovery, is beyond the capacity of a private corporation.

Unwinding the BP spin

British Petroleum is now putting a special spin on the crisis caused by the explosion of its oil well in the Gulf of Mexico - and it's the most revolting spin yet.

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The Gulf clean up and jobs

I think MSNBC's Chris Matthews was right in calling for the creation of a Civilian Conservation Corp to put thousands of young people to work  cleaning up the Gulf.

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BP and disaster capitalism

A Gulf Coast disaster has again shocked an entire nation. The callous corporate disregard for safety, workers' lives and environmental devastation is infuriating and mind-boggling.

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Democratize this!

Why should we, the people, continue to have to shell out for these private-profit-driven corporations? It's disaster capitalism! It's time for the people to run things.

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Nationalize BP!

Those of us who live along the Gulf Coast have been shocked by the callous disregard for safety, worker's lives and destruction of our environment exhibited by BP in Texas and Louisiana.

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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A blizzard of nonsense

Despite right-wingers' igloo jokes, more snow is actually more proof of global warming.

Climate change moves and countermoves

From right to left, players on all sides of the legislative and political battlefield are trying to move the debate their way.

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