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Progressive Caucus, Populist Caucus: Progressiver Than Thou?

Late last month, second-term congressman Bruce Braley of Iowa announced the formation of the Populist Caucus in the 111th Congress, a group organized around advocacy for the following principles: Creating Good Jobs and a Secure Retirement: Creating and retaining good-paying jobs in America, providing fair

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A Map of Skreened Ethics in Practice

UPDATE, NOVEMBER 2015: I NO LONGER CAN CONCLUDE WITH CONFIDENCE THAT SKREENED IS ETHICALLY AWESOME. ASK SKREENED WHO MAKES THEIR SHIRTS ON WHICH THEY PRINT AND ASK HOW MUCH THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE THE SHIRTS MAKE PER HOUR IN PAY. PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO SKREENED’S

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Day of Global Climate Marches, December 6 2008

Actions are planned in 93 nations around the world on December 6, 2008 to bring attention to the problem of global climate change. Taking the adage, “think globally, act locally” to heart, marches in each nation will focus on local environmental issues, seeking to bring

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No Ocean Obama Yet

It’s only a matter of time before those of us on land feel the effects of the impoverishment of our oceans. 5 or 10 years from now, it may be too late to do anything. President Obama needs to begin a course of strong action as soon as possible to avert true human disaster resulting from the oceans crisis.

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John McCain: Nuclear Safety is Extremist

“Senator Obama will tell you, as the extreme environmentalists do, that it has to be safe.” — John McCain, referring to nuclear power during the October 15, 2008 debate Safety, schmafety. I mean, that’s so extreme.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?