Opinion

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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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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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A veteran reflects on the left and the peace movement

The left has done a poor job of speaking to veterans, and that's unfortunate.

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New chapter in U.S.-India relations

There is substantial symbolism in this week's visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the United States.

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Next steps in Afghanistan

One of the Obama administration's most important actions has been its decision to thoroughly review U.S. objectives, goals and strategy in Afghanistan.

Capitalism, socialism, democracy and other letters to the editor

Michael Moore's film on capitalism shows how very limited democracy is under capitalism.

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Rethinking national security

Last week President Obama signed a military spending bill that begins to turn our nation in a new, better direction. But there is a long way to go.

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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.

Book Review: Field Notes from a Catastrophe

Greenhouse gases can be both a curse and a blessing. Too little in the atmosphere leads to the cooling of the earth, too much to its heating up. If the atmosphere were free of greenhouse gases, the average temperature of the earth would be approximately zero degrees Fahrenheit (a new ice age), instead of the present 57 degrees.

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