Opinion

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Disney uses black Princess Tiana character to sell watermelon candy

And not only was Princess Tiana used to sell the Valentine treat. Alongside her a white Sleeping Beauty is used to sell vanilla candy.

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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.

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Who needs the oceans?

The first ever report from the International Programme on the State of the Ocean warns of mass extinction of marine life.

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Lurching toward the peak

While much of the talk about "peak oil" can be dismissed as hysterical catastrophizing, there is an underlying reality that humankind must come to grips with.

What catastrophe are we waiting for?

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

Afghanistan, PTSD and soldiers, clean water for all and other letters to the editor

I like many others watched the presidential address last night knowing what was going to happen and so hoping I was wrong.