The biggest mass extinction in the history of the world was caused by carbon dioxide. That’s the conclusion of a shocking new study published last week in Science Magazine.
According to that study - the Permian Mass Extinction - which occurred 252 million years ago - started when a group of volcanoes erupted in Siberia - sending tons upon tons of CO2 into the atmosphere.
As usual, Bill O’Reilly has it all wrong.
On a recent episode of The O’Reilly Factor, O’Reilly gave his take on Hillary Clinton running for president and the competition she faces.
Another day, another shocking example of police violence.
On Friday, the Tulsa, Oklahoma police department finally released video from the April 2 shooting death of Eric Harris, an unarmed black man who police say was trying to sell a gun to an undercover cop.
As Republican lawmakers and presidential hopefuls continue to fantasize about more massive budget cuts, economists are figuring out how much austerity really devastates a nation.
Apparently Senator Tom Cotton has been living under a rock for the past 12 years.
How do corporate lobbyists get around Congress when their billionaire masters want to destroy regulations that protect workers, our environment, and keep jobs here in the United States?
Rand Paul is running on the platform that he is not a typical Republican...except that he is with the exception of drugs, drones and spying. And that’s something all Americans, especially all progressives, need to remember heading into 2016.
You might want to think twice about the food that you’re eating.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC), nearly 48 million Americans get sick from foodborne viruses and diseases each year. Of those 48 million Americans, 128,000 have to be hospitalized, and an astonishing 3,000 die because of foodborne illnesses.
If you want to live longer, feel healthier, and save the world all at the same time, there’s only one thing you can do: go vegan.
Republican governors all around our country are slashing education to cover the cost of tax breaks for the rich. But, Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota wants to invest a portion of his state's budget surplus in universal pre-K.
As usual, Republicans are doing everything in their power to help the 1% get even richer. Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee, led by Paul Ryan, have voted to eliminate the estate tax entirely.
The history of America is the history of “We the People” confronting corporate power and winning. In fact, the whole reason we started this country was because individuals and small businesses wanted to fight back against the dominant corporation of the day, the British East India Company.
Here’s a little history lesson you won’t see on Fox So-Called News…
Remember the blockbuster hit The Day After Tomorrow? Well, thanks to climate change, that doomsday scenario could become reality, albeit a bit more slowly than in the movie.
One of the really weird ironies of politics these days is the huge divergence between what the American people actually want and what the radical right-wingers in Washington actually do. You won’t hear this on Fox So-Called News, but right now the American people are as progressive as they ever have been.
Don’t believe me? Just check the polls.
If you'll be in L.A. this weekend (March 28-29) join me at SisterGiant3 presented by Marianne Williamson...I'll be speaking on Saturday together with (former) Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) - for tickets and information go to http://sistergiant.com