More stormy weather, as is expected with continuing global warming, doesn’t mean just damage to structures on the ground. It means the grounding of air travel. The airline industry is already proving unable to deal with the level of thunderstorms that exists at present. How great will the chaos in our travel infrastructure be with increased storms due to global warming? [...]
Beaches covered with slimy, stinging jellyfish are no fun. Progressives have been urging action on the problems of overfishing and global warming for years. If political power had been in progressive hands, problems like jellyfish swarming the beaches of Spain could have been avoided. [...]
In the African Sahel, wars provoked by climate change have already begun. [...]
So, I’ll just cite this as one more reason to elect a progressive President in 2008: In just two months, Sorry About Our President has collected 1,844 apologies from people who want to tell the world that they’re sorry that George W. Bush was re-elected in 2004. [...]
Right wingers say that the legalization of private travel of American citizens to Cuba is completely unacceptable. On the other hand, the same right wingers say that it is perfectly acceptable to allow Americans to transport, imprison, and torture people in Cuba. [...]
Reason #112 to vote for a real progressive president in 2008: Because there are people out there trying to fool you by faking it.
It has come to the attention of the public relations industry that number of the ideas that invigorate progressivism — especially inclusive government, grassroots involvement, deliberative democracy and accountability for social [...]
No surge in the number of American soldiers can overcome the news of outrageous acts that have not been seen but are nonetheless believed. In 2008, we need to choose a new President who understands that beliefs are stronger than bullets, and will seek to persuade rather than invade. [...]