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Politics as Usual Stifles Action on Environment

By Jordan Stephen On Monday, President Obama became the first commander-in-chief to venture into the northern reaches of Alaska to examine the visible effect climate change is having on the country. The trip highlights the administration's...Show More Summary

Martin O'Malley Wants Millennials, But Do They Want Him? By, Siraj Hashmi Martin O'Malley is trying to blaze a new trail by butting heads with the Democratic National Committee over the debate schedule as many candidates in the Democratic Party are...Show More Summary

Going After CA Gougers and Climate Changers

As California drivers take to the freeways this Labor Day weekend, they will be paying a premium for their gasoline that's 88 cents more than the typical U.S. driver. With crude oil prices at historic lows, and California oil refining profits at historic highs, the Golden State is getting gouged. Show More Summary

Harlem Meets Havana

I am proud that this summer a delegation of Harlemites led by The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce (GHCC)'s President Lloyd Williams and Councilmember Inez Dickens returned from their successful mission to Havana, Cuba, where I helped...Show More Summary

Set The Captives Free!

" Set The Captives Free " Rev. Peter E. Bauer The Exodus story talks about the release of the Hebrew people who were held in slavery in Egypt. Through the leadership of Moses, we learn that the Israelites were able to be freed from bondage and were able to eventually travel to the promised land of Canaan. Show More Summary

Rick Santorum Tries to Use My Research to Cast Doubt on My Other Research

I've published two scientific papers measuring the scientific consensus on climate change. An analysis of climate papers found that among scientists publishing peer-reviewed climate papers, there was overwhelming scientific agreement that humans are causing global warming. Show More Summary

Lessons in Heroism

Last month, murder was on the mind of a Moroccan immigrant traveling from Amsterdam to Paris. He boarded his train armed with an AK-47 rifle, a Luger handgun, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and a box-cutter. A French passenger, three...Show More Summary

Massive Mobile Manslaughter Machines

Roughly one pedestrian per week is killed by a transit bus in the United States. This includes people like 22-year old Danielle Sale, who raised money for the homeless as a young child, participated in annual multiple sclerosis fundraiser...Show More Summary

The Most Hilarious Political Protest I've Ever Seen

Last week, I was at the California State Capitol in Sacramento and came across one of the most eye-opening scenes I've ever witnessed. As I walked up the front of the building, I could see commotion on the south steps of the building and as I got closer, the picture became clear. Show More Summary

Why Is Fox News So Afraid Of Black Lives Matters?

Why has the Black Lives Matter movement not been classified as a hate group? Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Fox and Friends Bill O'Reilly, in another conversation, answered this question in the affirmative and swore he would "shut them down."...Show More Summary

The Black Box: Voting Machines

Computer Vote Tampering and Vote Counting Irregularities The 2014 midterm election results may have been a complete farce. All it takes is one insider who knows how to flip a switch and the outcome changes. When it comes to voting, should...Show More Summary

Broken Criminal Justice System Is Highlighted at March for Mental Health Dignity

There was a lot said, shouted, chanted and sung at the March for Mental Health Dignity on the National Mall on August 24 about the rights of individuals with mental health conditions -- of whom I am one. The march -- which was sponsored...Show More Summary

The Unlock Congress Candidate

On the day that a certain candidate announced his exploratory run for president this year, he said the following: "We've created essentially a green primary...and the candidates spend all their time sucking up to these people giving them money so that they can be qualified to run in a general election. Show More Summary

Black Lives Matter Movement is Shedding Light on Issues Long Overlooked or Ignored By Mainstream Society

It has been all but impossible to not to notice the Black Lives Matter movement. From coast to coast its members have made their presence known with their unapologetic, in-your-face message and rhetoric. While the organization has been a force for more than a few years, up until recently, mainstream visibility had eluded it. Show More Summary

Planned Grandparenthood

How far off the deep end has the Republican Party gone with their hand-wringing about Planned Parenthood, the organization widely-admired by much of the rest of the country for what many women say is their one lifeline to medical care?...Show More Summary

4 Reasons -- From A Christian Perspective -- Why Kim Davis Is 100% Wrong

By now, you have probably heard about a County Clerk in a little corner of Kentucky called Rowan County, who has been refusing to issue marriage licenses ever since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage. Her name is Kim Davis. Show More Summary

Do Candidates' Voices Convey More Than Their Words?

With the presidential election season heating up, all eyes are on the candidates. Recent research indicates that our ears are paying attention, as well. Two new studies suggest that while voters are focused on a candidate's message,Show More Summary

Climbing Denali

Renaming a mountain is better than beheading it. And the pseudo-uproar from Donald Trump and other Republicans over the presidential renaming of the continent's highest mountain, Denali -- "the great one" -- is so much yammering in a...Show More Summary

China to Lay off 300,000 Troops - Bummer for Defense Stocks

It's a bad day for Neocons! That madman Obama seems to have put together enough radicals who want to try talking PEACE with Iran (and what did you expect with John Kerry in charge?) and now China says it will cut 300,000 troops and has only peaceful goals as a global citizen (troops pictured here marching off to the unemployment office). Show More Summary

U.S. Talk on Arctic Must Be Matched With Investment

For too long, our country has fallen short in meeting its commitments as an Arctic nation. But the Arctic region has captured more attention in recent months, in part because of its drastically changing climate. This week, President Obama held a conference in Anchorage, Alaska, to discuss Arctic issues with the many countries involved in the region. Show More Summary

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