Yesterday, the Center for Media and Democracy released a new report on the publicly-funded, privately-run and deregulated entities known as “charter schools.” The theory behind charter schools was that private entrepreneurs could run schools in communities much better than the communities themselves, if only they
Instead of fighting over the shrinking resources that remain, legislators in Congress ought to be working together to deal with climate change, the root cause of the increased frequency of severe drought in the Southwest.
In the heart of California’s drought disaster, some residents still refuse to adapt.
When you hear politicians in the U.S. Congress say that they are for an All Of The Above Energy policy, keep in mind that all of the above includes massive oil spills like the one yesterday along the California coast.
Susan Michals has written an article in ArtNet News listing the 10 Los Angeles Art Power Couples You Need To Know. I had not considered familiarity with any art power couple anywhere to be a necessity, and was prepared simply to dismiss the article, but
Does water conservation in California include the maintenance of swimming pools full of rapidly evaporating water?
They’re driving drunk. They’re making up stories about getting shot by African-Americans. They’re having sex with kids. Christian pastors in America are behaving very badly indeed.
For years, agents of the United States Government have ignored the gigantic mass of uncorroborated anecdotes gathered by members of the anti-vaccination community of the United States. Completely ignoring the anti-vax community’s carefully gathered rumor, the U.S. Government stonewalled these mothers and fathers with “peer-reviewed
Think that the 2014 congressional election is over? Think again. Down in Louisiana, there’s a runoff election for a seat in the U.S. Senate, between incumbent conservative Democrat, darling of the oil industry, Mary Landrieu, and Republican Bill Cassidy, who isn’t just pro-oil, but is
Richard Winger’s Ballot Access News points me to fresh polls in a California Secretary of State race reopened by the revelation that gun control candidate Leland Yee had been brokering illegal gun sales on the sly. The story of Leland Yee is surely an entertaining
Republican Paul Cook claims that, as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, he “has distinguished himself by tackling some of the most important issues of the day.” In this category, Cook places his latest bill: H.R. 4371. A bill to redesignate the Johnson