There Are Scarily Few Answers ...

Sep 29, 2014 by

[Translate] Posted on Sep 29, 2014   TRUTHDIG Screen shot via Comedy Central John Oliver’s been looking for information about the...

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U.S. Strikes Islamic State Oil...

Sep 28, 2014 by

[Translate]     By Juan Cole    TRUTHDIG Shutterstock This post originally ran on Juan Cole’s Web page. Sawt al-Iraq [Voice...

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Has Obama Got Us Trapped in a ...

Sep 26, 2014 by

[Translate] World   Democracy Now! / By Amy Goodman   VIA ALTERNET “We have the accomplishment of having repressive Arab...

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Obama’s War on Terror Moves to...

Sep 26, 2014 by

[Translate] by Joshua Holland   MOYERS & CO. This undated image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 shows...

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Must-see morning clip: Jon Ste...

Sep 24, 2014 by

[Translate] John Holdren is Sisyphus, “charged with the impossible task of pushing a million pounds of idiot up a...

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The Arab Political Crisis: It ...

Sep 23, 2014 by

[Translate] Juan Cole   TRUTHDIG     Climate change is producing increased aridity over time in the Middle East, with long-term...

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This Is How ISIS Wins: Repeati...

Sep 22, 2014 by

[Translate]   World   Salon.com / By Paul Rosenberg   via ALTERNET The way to battle ISIS long-term is to understand its appeal and...

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NYC Climate Demo: Top 5 Massiv...

Sep 22, 2014 by

[Translate] Juan Cole  TRUTHDIG     Demonstrators at the People’s Climate March on Sunday in New York City. South Bend Voice (CC...

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The Coming Climate Revolt

Sep 22, 2014 by

[Translate] Chris Hedges  TRUTHDIG     More than 100,000 people march through midtown Manhattan as part of the People’s Climate...

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Paul Krugman has good news: “C...

Sep 20, 2014 by

[Translate] The New York Times columnist continues to argue that stopping climate change won’t be as hard as we think Elias...

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Watch Obama’s Top Science Advi...

Sep 20, 2014 by

[Translate] by Emily Atkin CLIMATE PROGRESS White House Science Adviser John Holdren. CREDIT: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Wednesday...

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Scotland’s referendum, 700 yea...

Sep 19, 2014 by

[Translate] To fully understand what happened yesterday one must first dig into the history of Scotland’s nationalist sentiment...

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Looking Back to 1821, Insurers...

Sep 19, 2014 by

[Translate] disasters By Andrew C. Revkin  NYT DOT Analysts at Swiss Re, the giant reinsurance company, have projected that a repeat...

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Climate Action and Economies C...

Sep 18, 2014 by

[Translate]       Working together: investing in renewables such as solar energy can spur economic activity. Photo by Alex...

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Why Scotland’s independence vo...

Sep 18, 2014 by

[Translate] Phyllis Buchanan By James West  GRIST Cross-posted from Climate Desk As you’ve no doubt seen by now, Scottish voters are...

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Why America will never win the...

Sep 18, 2014 by

[Translate] The U.S. military is neither a nation nor an army builder. It bodes ill for our future efforts in the Middle East Tom...

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This free browser extension ex...

Sep 17, 2014 by

[Translate] Derek Markham (@derekmarkham)   TREEHUGGER Technology / Gadgets CC BY 2.0 Allie_Caulfield Nick Rubin’s Greenhouse...

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Paul Krugman Warns Scotland to...

Sep 16, 2014 by

[Translate] AlterNet / By Allegra Kirkland Krugman to Scottish voters: “Be afraid, be very afraid.”   With only 10 days...

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Will America Always Be at War?

Sep 15, 2014 by

[Translate]   World   The Guardian / By Trevor Timm   VIA ALTERNET The question isn’t whether this is war. It is. The question is how...

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New Sanctions Against Russia C...

Sep 14, 2014 by

[Translate] by Ryan Koronowski CLIMATE PROGRESS Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with Rex W. Tillerson,...

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Obama Declared War on ISIS — H...

Sep 13, 2014 by

[Translate] War & Peace by Joshua Holland  BILL MOYERS,COM There were few surprises in President Obama’s address to the nation...

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Noam Chomsky: The Real Reason ...

Sep 12, 2014 by

[Translate] TomDispatch.org / By Noam Chomsky   VIA ALTERNET Like other states, Israel pleads “security” as justification...

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Brave heroes in Congress may v...

Sep 12, 2014 by

[Translate] Congress’ attempts to wimp out of an ISIS vote are being noticed, so they may vote after all — but not for a...

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Jean Trounstine : A moment of ...

Sep 12, 2014 by

[Translate] THE RAG BLOGby Thorne Dreyer While the U.S.criminal justice system offers revenge as its principal method of restitution,...

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Let’s Bury King C.O.N.G. at Pe...

Sep 12, 2014 by

[Translate] Harvey Wasserman |ECO WATCH Above all, the worldwide People’s Climate March on Sept. 21 must bury King C.O.N.G.: Coal,...

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Since 9-11 America’s Ins...

Sep 11, 2014 by

[Translate]   World   AlterNet / By Nicolas J.S. Davies Why American policy abroad strengthens groups like ISIS. September 10, 2014...

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America’s Coal-Fired Div...

Sep 11, 2014 by

[Translate] While the West Coast states forge a green alternative for powering the future, red states cling to fossil fuels. By...

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Are We Approaching the End of ...

Sep 10, 2014 by

[Translate] History September 9, 2014 by Noam Chomsky  BILL MOYERS.COM Global warming has had a particularly strong impact on the...

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House Republicans slash fundin...

Sep 9, 2014 by

[Translate] Ebola has killed over 2,200 people in the largest outbreak in history Joanna Rothkopf   SALON.COM The White House...

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A Progressive Estate Tax

Sep 9, 2014 by

[Translate] Posted on Sep 9, 2014 Sen. Bernie Sanders   via TRUTHDIG Shutterstock The founders of our country declared their...

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