You’re Just A Pipeline

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Rep. Raúl Grijalva’s statement on the State Department’s assessment of the Keystone XL project is worth your attention. Grijalva is one of the most reliable allies of the environmental movement in today’s Congress, and he nails it in this blistering review of the reports questionable ethical underpinnings: “This process has featured multiple documented conflicts of […]

The Logic Of Addiction

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This was Monday night in Harvard Square in the Peoples’s Republic of Cambridge. I’m in there, wearing a crimson hat, a few people above the “3” in the right-hand “350” sign. We’re protesting the vile collaborationist document masquerading as the State Department’s “impartial” environmental impact assessment of the Keystone XL pipeline project. The report contains […]

Welcome To The World

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It’s a dangerous world indeed; James Clapper, the US’ Director of National Intelligence, made an annual “Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community” a few days ago. And unlike the denialists in our politics and media, Clapper’s report directly addressed issues of climate change. For example, we’re going to run out of water: Risks […]

You Can Be Ignorant AND Well-Informed

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Well, this is utterly infuriating. Our tax-dollar-supported NSA was spying on the communications of other governments during the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Debacle Conference, according to information hero Edward Snowden: The National Security Agency was all prepared to “provide policymakers with unique, timely, and valuable insights into key countries’ preparations and goals for the conference, as […]

Sometimes Extinction Is GOOD News…

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…as in the possible outcome of Michael Mann’s ongoing lawsuit against The National Review, which famously compared him to pedophile Jerry Sandusky along with accusing him of falsifying his data. Enjoy: The National Review magazine, longstanding house news organ of the establishment right, is facing a lawsuit that could shutter the publication permanently. According to […]