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The latest European terrorist attacks redefined nuclear security.
Try to devote a few of those bonus hours in 2016 to picturing life after fossil fuels.
The Clean Power Plan probably got a reprieve when the arch-conservative jurist died.
The Porter Ranch disaster may erase the industrys undeserved reputation as a clean energy source.
The Iranian gusher means prices wont rebound anytime soon.
Donald Trump is pandering to Iowa voters and the ethanol industry.
As Nevada short-circuits its solar boom, the White House gets more committed to renewable energy.
Donald Trumps slippery slogan is delusional.
Trumpalist isnt a word, at least not yet.
The GOP-led Congress rushed to help the Obama administration meet U.S. commitments under the Paris climate deal.
The purely financial case for ditching oil, gas, and coal is getting stronger.
Billionaires are hyping nuclear power as a magic cure for climate change.
The new prime minister is championing inclusivity and tolerance.
Hell receive the 2015 PEN Center USA First Amendment award on November 16.
President Obama rejected the Keystone XL pipeline while backing increased oil, gas, and coal production.
The industry is scaling back to keep investors happy.
Villains like former coal CEO Don Blankenship make it easier to get riled up over climate change.
Spooky weather patterns are disrupting specialty crops.
The new film's creators aim to spark conversations about global warming.
Lawmakers passed an anti-environmental bill right after the pope urged Congress to protect nature.
Refusing to address climate change could drown Florida.
Donald Trump ought to give a Jewish custom a shot.
The Peoples Pope will shake up Washington before addressing the UN General Assembly and meeting with prisoners.
The solar and wind industries are generating new jobs as fossil fuel companies fire thousands of workers.
The editorial service I run has gotten less male but remains too pale.
GOP hopefuls are paying close attention to energy policy even if theyre mum about it.
Electric vehicles are on the verge of disrupting energy markets.
Everyone, including pension fund managers, must dump their holdings in the bedeviled industry.
The Iran deal could trigger an end to restrictions on U.S. crude oil exports.
People from Seattle to Fiji are filing lawsuits over global warming.
The Supreme Courts affirmation of the right to marry and its rainbow-striped afterglow unleashed conservative tantrums.
Heed the popes call to tread more lightly upon the Earth by making your money fossil-free.
World leaders are resolving to stop cooking the planet after theyre dead.
Scott Sklar fights for independence from fossil fuels by being whimsical and wonky.
Words alone wont hinder climate change.
Coal-burning power plants that capture carbon arent worth the expense.
Dominion is skimping on solar and wind as it aims to build a fracked-gas pipeline and another nuclear reactor.
Pope Francis is redefining the ongoing transition to greener energy as a moral and spiritual obligation.
The industry is still wrecking the Appalachians as it withers.
Investors who refuse to put their money into oil, gas, and coal may reap financial gains for doing the right thing.
Hillary Clinton would probably stick with his counterproductive energy policies.
Dawdling lawmakers wont snuff out the wind industrys growth.
Florida Governor Rick Scotts henchmen punish staffers who utter the words climate change.
The inventor wished the sun could power his inventions.
When the going gets cold, make the most of it.
Theres no safe way to haul oil by the trainload.
Companies large and small are hurtling toward bankruptcy.
Dumping fossil fuels requires scrapping outdated opinions about renewable energy.
Chocolate is a food group in my home.
How could oil experts miss the crude crash?
He has nothing to fear.
Cheap oil is bankrupting the financial rationale for building the Keystone XL.
Market forces are sparking solar and wind energy growth.
I reported on the imminent normalization of U.S. relations with Cuba 20 years ago.
Plunging oil, gas, and coal stocks make it a fine time to divest.
Delay and denial are standard operating procedures when it comes to how the government cares for vets.
The gap between rich and poor has grown so vast that even Fed chief Janet Yellen suggests its un-American.
Oil and natural gas gluts are driving prices so low that drill-baby-drillers may have to hit the brakes.
No matter how pointless these wars prove, Americas military-industrial complex makes a killing.
Lackluster Democratic campaigns, coupled with vote-suppressing maneuvers, gave the GOP its edge.
Environmentalists have excelled at building big green groups while failing to protect the planet.
If the Republicans gain a Senate majority, they'll try to topple these four pillars of public service.
Upgrading Halloween treats might take a bite out of child labor.
Many coastal regions must start bracing for frequent floods as key freshwater sources are drying up elsewhere.
The Obama administration is making it harder for Central Americans to get refugee status.
Congress is still dragging its feet on fixes more than a year after Edward Snowden's alarming revelations first came to light.
Uncle Sam is wrecking a great deal of South Korea's top tourist destination.
Naomi Klein wants everyone to join forces and just pull the plug on oil, gas, and coal.
The hottest conflicts raging at the moment defy easy answers.
As the Kurds have learned, oil can instantly heal longstanding rifts.
It's hard to rig the rules against increasingly competitive green energy options.
Why does Wall Street tank on news portending economic gains for most Americans?
The down and out just popped up on the conservative radar screen.
Her Central American foreign policy blunder ought to darken her presidential prospects.
Without federal leadership, you can count on marijuana legalization to keep spreading one state at a time.
Cliven Bundy and Donald Sterling made it clear that bigotry still flourishes.
The World Cup host country now has a more level playing field.
Given the bleak outlook, it's a relief to see growing momentum for raising the minimum wage to livable levels.
Deals that amount to NAFTA on steroids benefit corporations and hurt the rest of us.
Barack Obama's government is either the most tightlipped since Nixon or ever.
As prospects for building new reactors grow dimmer, the industry is posing as a climate solution.
There's no way I could sit out Frankie Manning's centennial.
Reproductive rights foes are winning plenty of battles but losing the war over American opinion.
While the rich are getting richer, the rest of us are falling further behind.
Public schools are more segregated today than they've been since 1968.
The Pentagon needs to put its money where its mouth is.
The aid-in-dying movement is slowly gaining traction.
Could those taxes on the richest Americans that are helping to pay for the Affordable Care Act be fueling this madness?
Business is better but some coverage is too skimpy.
The Crimea crisis offers President Obama a chance to retroactively earn his Nobel Peace Prize.
Keeping track of all the latest chemical spills and other devastating events is impossible.
The homeownership rate is declining while rents rise and hedge funds snap up thousands of foreclosed homes.
Congress and the White House are much better at starting wars than cleaning up after them.
This strategy would reduce joblessness and inequality while stimulating the economy.
Americans are sick of war and ready to move on.
We'd all save a bundle with real sentencing reform.
The GOP's belated solution to the nation's health insurance challenges just makes working families pay more.
Fracking is a bridge to nowhere.
If everyone paid their fair share there would be plenty of cash to go around.
The military's yes-sir culture serves the needs of deep-pocketed and wasteful companies.
Since when do sheriffs get to choose which laws to enforce?
China is content to let the United States spend itself into military-induced bankruptcy as the Soviets did.
Our emails are being tapped, our phone messages tracked, our cell phone locations mapped, and our license plates photographed.
Already, 38 percent of Americans reside in a state that grants gays the freedom to marry or recognizes the validity of gay marriages conducted elsewhere in the nation.
This boondoggle won't die quickly or quietly.
There's plenty that you can do about it.
With the traditional highway to success down to two lanes, it's time for some innovation.
Only a third of U.S. households possess guns, down from 50 percent four decades ago.
Demand for SNAP benefits won't retreat until the economic recovery stops benefitting only the richest Americans
Abusing workers hurts the economy.
Even middle-class students no longer get a fair shot at a solid education.
There's a big disparity between which communities have or lack health insurance coverage.
Not every think tank could weather FBI infiltration, scapegoating by right-wing extremists, and even a car-bomb assassination.
Foreign-funded mining operations may not be enough to alleviate the scourges of cholera, displaced people, and corrupt leaders.
The former chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says every single reactor in the nation should be shut down, starting with the riskiest.
Suddenly, all self-respecting billionaires need to own at least one newspaper.
Washington's fuss over Iran has more to do with its natural gas and oil reserves than anything else.
What do you call the people responsible for the disasters in Texas and Bangladesh?
How can the United States afford to keep proving that it's bad at bringing peace to conflict-ridden Middle Eastern countries?
The Supreme Court's Shelby ruling aids a Republican plan to win more elections without winning support from more voters.
The logical fix would require putting more money and effort into securing jobs, transitional housing, and drug treatment for ex-offenders.
The saber-rattling is mutual.
A new movement is putting pressure on people and institutions to dump their investments in dirty energy companies.
Thirty years after Ros Montt's atrocities, U.S. military policy in Latin America remains a human rights disaster.
Now that most Americans support the legalization of marijuana, some Republicans back the right of states to stop banning it.
We all pay for those cuts down the road.
It's time for some serious spring cleaning at the Pentagon.
Sequestration is likely to throw many lives off course, but it may also mark the beginning of the end of the bloated Pentagon budget.
It will take more than President Barack Obama's tenure to vanquish American prejudice and racial injustice.
Conservatives will miss gay-bashing as an electoral strategy.
This cheat sheet will come in handy in case he wants to get back in touch with his inner anti-war community organizer.
High-stakes testing and charters won't fix what's wrong with America's educational system.
I won't be writing regularly but I intend to fire off a volley on an issue of the day from time to time.
With a little creativity, we can easily balance the budget without cutting Social Security.
Yet more of the columnist's devoted readers urge him to write again when his health improves.
Global warming can't be legislated away.
This week, OtherWords is featuring a wide range of commentaries addressing worker rights.
Sam Pizzigati and Scott Klinger explain how American taxpayers are subsidizing runaway CEO pay.
Robert G. Gard, a retired lieutenant general, urges Congress to take action to avoid the upcoming "fiscal cliff."
Jim Hightower describes Wall Street's latest efforts to extract the earnings of college grads.
Readers from Wisconsin, Georgia, Florida, Illinois, California, Maine, Michigan, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Washington state, Arizona, Missouri --and of course Iowa--urge Don to write again when he recovers.
Uncle Sam isn't making much fuss over Latin America's law-breaking lawmakers.
This week's OtherWords editorial package features Sam Pizzigati's first column.
The columnist's devoted readers describe his impact on their lives and urge him to write again when his health improves.
We've heard from dozens of readers as far away as Poland but hundreds of emails were probably lost.
Donald Kaul explains his indefinite hiatus in his own words.
With all that ink running in his veins, no stupid heart attack could interfere with a deadline.
Donald Kaul weighs in on New York City's pending ban on supersized drinks.
Daphne Wysham says Washington's recent storm and heat wave underscored the need for wiser energy choices.
Stacy Mitchell explains why no one should cheer Walmart's 50th anniversary -- aside from Sam Walton's billionaire heirs.
William Barclay explains why we need a Robin Hood tax on financial transactions.
Matias Ramos weighs in on President Obama's new immigration policy.
Robin Broad and John Cavanagh explain why a Canadian company's lawsuit against the government of El Salvador threatens democracy everywhere.
His take on the Nixon aide who became a conservative Christian leader after serving time generated many letters to the editor.
This week's OtherWords editorial package tackles several challenging food issues.
Salvatore Babones calls for a flat tax on Social Security that would enable the government to make the payroll tax cut permanent.
Margot McMillen explains why the opposition to a new kind of genetically engineered corn is growing as fast as the hardy superweeds it's supposed to destroy.
Sam Pizzigati puts Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin's discarded U.S. citizenship into context.
Sarah Anderson underscores the dangers posed by Wall Street's lightning-speed computerized trading.
Emira Woods puts Charles Taylor's war crimes in Liberia and Sierra Leone into context.
Jamin Raskin explains why Romney's choice of Robert Bork as a top advisor is troubling.
Donald Kaul connects the racist dots linking the Supreme Court's strip-search ruling and the Trayvon Martin case.
A study of three prominent op-ed sections highlights their byline diversity problem and the conservative tilt of the nation's top columnists.
In this Tax Day special, Matias Ramos explains how immigrants face taxation without representation.
Chuck Collins explains what's behind the "99 percent spring."
Salvatore Babones debunks Rep. Paul Ryan's Medicare concerns
Jim Hightower lauds the residents of Keene, New Hampshire who don't want their town to get its own tank.
Martha Burk weighs in on Rush Limbaugh's ill-timed attack on Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke and its aftermath.
Jim Cason says that Washington's new reliance on drone warfare is too dangerous.
The Supreme Court is weighing a case with major ramifications for corporate accountability.
John Feffer predicts that many political candidates will resort to anti-Islamic rhetoric between now and Election Day.
Two months into 2012, the presidential race is unusually unpredictable.
Raul A. Reyes points out the dangers of "self-deportation," Mitt Romney's plan for resolving the nation's immigration challenges.
Bartlett Naylor calls on the government to fulfill a commitment to curb reckless behavior on Wall Street.
This bazzilionaire, alas, only has her golden sense of humor to offer.
Tiffany Williams reality-checks "The Help."
The "ample safety net" that Mitt referenced during an interview with CNN's Soledad O'Brien would be shredded if his policies were to be enacted.
Donald Kaul unveils his new Super PAC in this campaign finance special edition.
Donald Kaul explains why it was hard to notice the official end of the Iraq War.
Andrew Korfhage underscores the dangers of natural-gas fracking following Ohio's recent spate of earthquakes.
Marc Morial offers his top 10 wishes for 2012.
Raul A. Reyes explains why Gov. Robert Bentley is considering changes to Alabama's draconian immigration law.
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Donald Kaul explains why he never participates in the supposed war on Christmas.
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Jim Hightower lampoons a luxury tent Neiman Marcus is marketing to the uber-rich this holiday season.
Janet Redman sizes up the latest reasons for the international community to take bold action to halt climate change.
Sarah Anderson suggests concrete steps toward a more balanced budget that would make the U.S. economy healthier, more equitable, and sustainable and rein in runaway military spending.
Tom Israel provides a roundup of progressive electoral victories at the ballot box that could serve as a "signpost" for the 2012 elections.
William A. Collins, Donald Kaul, and Gerald Scorse look at the intersection of wealth and taxes.
Deborah Burger calls for a new Wall Street tax and Libby Reinish reports on the quiet consolidation underway in the coverage of local TV news.
William A. Collins and Khalil Bendib offer their takes on Occupy Wall Street, while Donald Kaul and Phyllis Bennis address the big news out of Libya.
Salvatore Babones says that without a steady decline in earnings, American households wouldn't be so saddled with debt.
Sarah Anderson and Chuck Collins explain why Congress shouldn't give a tax break to corporations that hoard profits in overseas tax havens
A bipartisan Senate bill that would grant corporations a tax holiday is slated to be introduced tomorrow, just days after the progressive and conservative organizations released reports about how these tax giveaways don't spur job growth.
Marc Morial and Khalil Bendib address capital punishment's "long shadow of doubt" in the wake of Troy Davis's execution.
Matias Ramos describes his latest immigration ordeal.
Karen Dolan explains why we need to preserve the nation's safety net.
Raul A. Reyes explains why Rick Perry isn't likely to garner much of the Latino vote
Three op-eds reflect on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
In this Labor Day special, Sam Pizzigati casts a light on corporate consultants who recommend gutting the pay of America's most experienced and skilled workers.
Ann Mesnikoff hails the government's plans to strengthen fuel-efficiency standards and Jim Hightower laments a "loopy crusade" against energy-efficient light bulbs.
Matias Ramos explains why states should allow undocumented immigrants who have graduated from their high schools to pay in-state tuition.
Sam Pizzigati relays how President Franklin D. Roosevelt deftly handled his debt-ceiling standoff with conservative Republicans.
Our economy needs a new stimulus package, not a poison pill.
Donald Kaul underscores the GOP's intransigence over raising the debt ceiling.
Marge Baker sums up the Supreme Court's tendency to rule in favor of corporations in an op-ed accompanied by a Khalil Bendib cartoon.
Janet Redman addresses the relationship between increasingly harsh weather events and climate change.
Chris Toensing calls for an "honest national conversation about Iraq" and John Franco highlights some of the latest political outrages in Wisconsin.
Raul A. Reyes says that Alabama's controversial new immigration law scapegoats children and Tiffany Williams explains why a new caregiving movement is emerging.
Peter Certo explains why he's not buying a shiny new iPad and William A. Collins says that big business is trying to keep climate change out of the news.
John Feffer says that Sen. Jim Webb would make a great Secretary of Defense, and Donald Kaul explains why Michele Bachmann isn't a serious presidential candidate.
Wenonah Hauter calls for a ban on gas "fracking" and Jim Hightower miraculously finds the humor in the GOP's efforts to kill Medicare.
Gingrich proves again that "his friends hate him."
How about shifting the $1 trillion per decade the world spends on nuclear weapons to more important priorities?
Donald Kaul says Jon Huntsman isn't likely to clinch the GOP presidential nomination and Jim Hightower wonders what it will take for the Catholic Church to recognize the severity of its pedophilia problem.
William A. Collins sums up the nation's health care woes and Martha Burk calls for corporate boardrooms to stop doubling as old boys' clubhouses.
Kate Colarulli calls for an end to oil and gas tax breaks.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's not in trouble because of his libido.
Raul A. Reyes explores Mitt Romney's Mexican roots and Andrew Korfhage urges Americans to ditch disposable plastic bags.
Did Navy SEALs "assassinate," "murder," or "kill" Osama bin Laden?
Jim Hightower writes about a company that's trying to override Vermont's decision to shutter a nuclear reactor and Peter Weiss explains why torture doesn't "work."
OtherWords is running commentaries about the al-Qaeda mastermind's death on our blog this week and we have posted our next cartoon five days early.
Marc Morial weighs in on Donald Trump's "birther" obsession and Donald Kaul assesses Michele Bachmann's potential for a serious White House bid.
William A. Collins puts the Libya intervention in context and a cartoon depicts a retirement home for dictators.
Our Earth Day special edition features three commentaries and a cartoon addressing Obama's "dirty energy" policy and the BP oil disaster, as well as the dangers of nuclear weapons and reactors.
John Feffer argues that the war on Libya shouldn't translate into yet another budget increase for the Pentagon.
Phyllis Bennis underscores the risks posed by the U.S.-led military intervention in Libya.
An op-ed by Alice Slater, a column by Donald Kaul, and a cartoon by Khalil Bendib put Japan's nuclear emergency into context.
Sanho Tree explains why adopting Colombia's failed anti-drug policies in Mexico is a mistake and Donald Kaul says we should stay out of Libya.
William A. Collins laments the dangers that the nation's health care system poses to our health while Robert Alvarez explains why managing nuclear weapons should be the Pentagon's job, instead of an Energy Department task.
Tracy Fernandez Rysavy underscores concerns about radiation from cell phones, Donald Kaul weighs in on Wisconsin's uprising, and Mary Anne Hitt puts the GOP attack on EPA funding in context.
Michael B. Keegan expresses concern that Rep. Peter King's upcoming hearings on domestic terrorism will exploit widespread fears of Muslims in a newfangled version of McCarthyism.
Sarah Anderson reflects on her great-grandfather's experience as a Civil War veteran and Donald Kaul remembers why he liked Ike.
Chris Toensing argues that Democrats and Republicans alike have long wished that Egypt and other U.S.-allied Arab states would forever remain docile dictatorships.
Everyone should have heard about the murder of Brisenia Flores by now.
A former Martha Stewart Living executive editor gets a pivotal job at the Grey Lady.
Jim Hightower highlights a mountaintop removal mining breakthrough and Donald Kaul reviews GOP proposals for slashing federal spending.
Obama's second State of the Union address sandwiched crummy policies between slices of inspiration.
Marian Wright Edelman underscores the importance of preserving America's landmark health care reform and Dave Saldana warns about Comcast's potential to "throttle competition and stifle innovation" with its imminent takeover of NBC.
Donald Kaul and John Feffer reflect on the insane national context for the tragic attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson.
Jim Cason explains what's wrong with the unmanned drones the United States is deploying in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Janet Redman compares the recent lackluster climate talks in Cancun with a car wreck and Donald Kaul takes exception to latest trend in Republican flag waving.
William A. Collins reviews the gun lobby's gains and Jim Hightower urges readers to move their money to small, locally based financial institutions.
Sanho Tree points out some under-reported risks posed by the latest WikiLeaks document dump.
Anupama Joshi and Robert Gottlieb weigh in on the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act while Donald Kaul offers his take on Obama's controversial deal with the GOP on the Bush tax cuts.
Marc Morial addresses school funding inequality and Chuck Collins looks at how Congress might spend the $700 billion in potential revenue from letting Bush's tax cuts for the richest Americans expire.
As global climate talks get underway in Cancun, Miriam Pemberton calls for more parity in spending on climate and military security and Diana Bronson warns that "geoengineering" fixes for the world's climate problems could do far more harm than good.
Tiffany Williams calls for raising the minimum wage and Lisa Hajjar highlights the recent conviction of Omar Khadr, a Canadian Guantanamo detainee.
Sarah Anderson highlights the dangers of letting financial wizardry distort our food supply and John Steel makes a call for bringing back American manufacturing.
OtherWords columnist Donald Kaul marvels at the GOP's "magical" gains in the midterm elections and FCNL's Joe Volk urges the Senate to ratify the New START nuclear weapons treaty before the year ends.
Here's a snapshot of three huge stories currently buried by breaking electoral news.
I don't buy the notion that our country is abruptly or eternally shifting rightward.
John Feffer ponders a new sitcom that treats outsourcing as a gag and Larry Cox calls on the state of Georgia to not execute Troy Davis.
Donald Kaul muses about this year's "screwball" elections and William A. Collins calls for making the rich pay taxes instead of averting them with sneaky yet routine ploys.
Andrew Korfhage calls on Congress to get chocolate companies to stop using suppliers that rely on enslaved child labor while Jim Hightower explains that Afghanistan remains the world's biggest producer of poppies--the main ingredient in heroin.
Terry O'Neill reminds us that Alan Simpson is still co-chairing Obama's deficit commission weeks after his unbelievable Social Security gaffe and Sam Pizzigati points out the government is redistributing wealth in a way that makes the rich richer.
Marge Baker weighs in on a "new breed of congressional candidate" and Donald Kaul puts this trend in historical perspective.
Donald Kaul defends Keynes, Jim Hightower asks readers to help him overcome his loss for words, and William A. Collins shines a light on the government's domestic surveillance programs.
OtherWords contributor Karen Dolan isn't just smart. She's funny.
Our latest editorial package includes an op-ed by Karen Dolan outlining policies that would reduce the startling number of impoverished Americans.
The Central American nation's woes continue to rage despite Secretary of State Clinton's insistence to the contrary.
Our latest editorial package includes an op-ed by Joy Zarembka about a young woman who perished in a Washington car bombing long before 9-11.
Our latest editorial package includes an op-ed by Jason Salzman about the tea party's desire to scrap the Department of Education.
Our latest editorial package includes an op-ed by Kevin Shih regarding CEOs who unnecessarily slash jobs.
Dirt-cheap protein is a fine ideal that it isn't worth risking our lives.
Our latest editorial package includes an op-ed on the upcoming and lackluster U.S. withdrawal from Iraq and a column by Donald Kaul about unlikely advocates for ditching the Bush tax cuts for the most affluent Americans.
This week's editorial package includes an op-ed by Daphne Wysham about an innovative concept for slashing greenhouse gas emissions from buildings while helping to avert some of the fallout from the coming commercial real estate crisis.
The biggest threat to the nation's primary retirement program isn't fiscal.
This week's editorial package features an op-ed by Dedrick Muhammad on Glenn Beck's cynical plan for the upcoming anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a Dream" speech.
The majority of terminally ill patients would have a better quality of life in their remaining days if they were left alone.
This week's editorial package features an op-ed and a cartoon on the WikiLeaks controversy.
Resurrecting the Amoco brand would be just a cynical ploy at a time when we need to move forcefully into a new economy that doesn't ravage the environment.
Responses to Manuel Perez-Rocha's op-ed range from thoughtful to bigoted.
The levy Rep. Stark has proposed isn't likely to wallop your wallet or portfolio.
The latest OtherWords editorial package features an op-ed by Manuel Perez-Rocha and a cartoon by Khalil Bendib about immigration.
A long-term unemployed worker responds to Karen Dolan's op-ed.
PBS runs a documentary about former Secretary of State George P. Shultz and exposes a double standard.
This week, Donald Kaul channels how other presidents might have reacted to the BP oil disaster.
United Farm Workers uses a creative campaign to build support for reform.
Questions arise about the reliability of data in company-produced studies the EPA considers when determining whether drinking water is safe.
One column continues to either fascinate or irritate religious readers who apparently don't appreciate Don's sarcasm.
The CEO makes in an hour what his workers earn in a year.
We've posted everything a few days early due to the Independence Day holiday.
Drug traffickers have moved well beyond hidden underwear pockets.
One reader says she's having "a hard time imagining spending money" bearing President Reagan's picture.
The Obama administration seeks military savings over the next five years.
McDonald's uses chemicals in the United States that it manages to do without in its British restaurants.
Here's what you'll find in this week's OtherWords editorial package.
It's always nice to get mail from our fans in these days of instant everything, especially when they have a sense of humor.
Demographics point to a brighter future for America's left.
Progressives gather in Washington to chart a stronger strategy.
This package features op-eds about Israel, budget cuts, and the NBC-Comcast merger.
National Urban League crunches numbers on joblessness and outlines solutions to the long-term unemployment crisis.
State senators reject Rand Paul's controversial comments.
Michael Pollan's new essay highlights the diverse schools of food activism takes as well as unifying themes.
Many of America's prominent commentators ran on fumes when they opined about oil.
New rules may rein in speculation that distorts the market for agricultural futures contracts.
Farmers object to the pesticide-laden donation.
Overall, white families see growth in their net worth while African Americans experience stagnation.
Research finds that consuming pesticides may make it more likely that kids will develop ADHD.
The Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts are nearing a big milestone.
Cities boycott Arizona to protest its immigration law as the state cracks down on ethnic studies.
Stockpiles undercut, instead of enhancing, security.
The Sierra Club calls warns against more offshore oil drilling.
Two GOP senators say they wouldn't support a bill to stop suspected terrorists from buying weapons.
The military claims more than half our taxes.
Donald Kaul's take on the GOP hits a nerve.
Nearly all Americans got a tax cut but don't know it.
The civil rights leader broke down many barriers.
A watchdog group alleges unethical behavior by the World Bank's "institutional integrity" department.
Bill O'Reilly falsely claims respected medical journal is on his side.
IPS wants to know what you think should be the next top legislative priority.