Chris Matthews is (still) a Shill for the Insider Machine
This blog was originally posted August, 4 2015.
Mahatma Gandhi supposedly once said about all successful political revolutionaries that “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”
Citibank warns about the cost of climate inaction.
Taking action on climate change is vital to the survival of our species, and it's essential to the economic future of our nation's banks.
Could you live on $2 a day?
The number of Americans living on less than $2 dollars a day has doubled in the last two decades.
According to data compiled by the World Bank and other global institutions, 1.5 million American households live in extreme poverty, and that number includes at least 3 million children. In addition, that number has increased dramatically since the so-called “welfare reform” of the 1990's.
Will we build the roads and bridges of the future?
Although our national infrastructure is in desperate need of an update, scientists warn that more building isn't always better.
According to a recent letter signed by the world's leading farmers, environmentalists, philanthropists, and scientists, the large infrastructure projects planned in the next 15 years could have a disastrous effect on our planet.
Time To Start Treating Guns Like Abortions
It's time we start regulating guns like we regulate abortions.
Because it just makes sense that we regulate these individual rights in the same way.
Because the Supreme Court, in the Heller case, concluded that there is an individual right to own firearms found in the Second Amendment - just like they ruled in Roe v. Wade that there is an individual right to have an abortion found in the Fourth Amendment.
NPR Needs To Clean Up Their House
What happens when the news media stops covering news objectively - and instead becomes a source of very specific opinions that serve a very narrow agenda?
For example - in the case of the democratic primary - consider the news coverage of the mere possibility of Vice President Joe Biden challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party's nomination for president.
We’re at a Dangerous Climate Crossroads - Here’s How We Can Save the Planet
As President Obama tours the Arctic to raise awareness about global warming, we’re getting new evidence about just how dire a situation our planet is in.
In preparation for this fall’s big climate talks in Paris, 56 countries have come out with their own national targets for cutting greenhouse gasses.
Thomas Edison Was Right About Solar Power
Famed inventor Thomas Edison brought us electric lights, phonographs, movies, and even the first research and development laboratory.
But in 1931, he also was one of the first promoters of renewable energy - especially solar.
"Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became People."
Thom Hartmann Here with an excerpt from my book “Unequal Protection: How corporations became “people” - and how you can fight back.”
Why Republicans Vote for Bernie
Ann Coulter knows who she wants to be the Democratic nominee for president, and who that person is, well, it may surprise you.