The Pentagon. Photo by David B. Gleason (mindfrieze) on Flickr.
28 Feb 2017

Trump Calls For $54 Billion More In Defense Spending, Cuts Elsewhere

As Trump calls for a $54 billion increase in the gargantuan defense budget, the real winner of the 2016 election may be the military-industrial complex.

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Josh Fox, documentary filmmaker behind "Gasland" and activist (Photo by Joshua Pribanic, Public Herald - http://publicherald.org/)
19 Feb 2017

Climate Destruction, Pipeline Struggles, And Squandered Opportunities: Interview With Filmmaker Josh Fox

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Josh Fox, the Oscar-nominated director of “Gasland” and “How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can’t Change.” He was also part of the Democratic Platform Committee proceedings and a surrogate for the presidential campaign of

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Screen shot of House "Science" Committee Chairman Lamar Smith from the Committee's live stream
08 Feb 2017

GOP Falsifies Government Scientist’s Claims To Renew Witch Hunt Against Climate Research

Led by Rep. Lamar Smith, the GOP falsely claims to have uncovered a whistleblower, who can prove the government fabricated and politicized climate science.

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Photo by Bill Baker
13 Dec 2016

EPA Study On Fracking Vindicates Environmental Groups

The Environmental Protection Agency released a final draft of a six-year study on the impact of fracking on drinking water. The study affirms the scientific reality that fracking contaminates water, and remarkably, the report appears to be mostly free of fossil fuel industry influence that was apparent in an earlier

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Photo by Mike Mozart
30 Sep 2015

Workers Sue Monsanto After Herbicide Cited As Causing Cancer

In what could be the beginning of a tidal wave of litigation, a U.S. farm worker and a horticultural assistant have filed lawsuits against agribusiness giant Monsanto for health problems related to the use of the company’s blockbuster weed killer Roundup. The lawsuits accuse the company of knowingly putting an

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File: A close-up of the Volkswagen logo on the hubcap of a classic VW bug. (Flickr / Mick Amato)
22 Sep 2015

Volkswagen Emission Scandal May Lead To Industry-Wide Probe

German automaker Volkswagen has now admitted to installing software in its vehicles to cheat US pollution admission tests and has claimed that 11 million of its cars worldwide contain the software. The company announced it would set aside $7.3 billion to pay the costs of fixing the cars so they can actually pass an emissions test.

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