You may have heard today’s news from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, but just in case you haven’t: Around the globe, 2015 was the hottest year on record in NOAA’s temperature record stretching back to 1880. The margin by which 2015 was warmer than
Do robins feel comfortable wearing orange? It isn’t a national march without the nice people handing out the Socialist Worker. This young woman hails from Boston, and she’s planning to head to Copley Square this Saturday for a protest against the war in Afghanistan.
At the beginning of this month, frustrated that newspapers were not covering the significant Patriot Act reauthorization meetings in the U.S. Senate, I decided to do what I could to get the message out myself. I already do my bit online, writing articles that I
During my walk in to the Inauguration on January 20, 2009 I was accompanied by a journalist from one of the country’s national newspapers. She’d called me in advance and asked to come along, and she ended up right with me on the parade route,
When some Muslims in some nations staged riots during the 2005-2006 debacle surrounding the publication of images of Mohammed, right-wing politicians used the riots to decry the emergence of “islamofascism” in widely cut-and-pasted opinion pieces around the internet and in print newspapers as well. Right-wing
Democrats.com has a full list of all the American papers providing coverage of the story that President George W. Bush has confessed to personally approving a U.S. Government conspiracy to commit torture. Here’s the list as of April 17: Brattleboro (Vt.) ReformerKansas City StarSeattle Post-IntelligencerTuscaloosa
My letter to the editor of the New York Times on the paper’s complete lack of coverage of the president’s torture conspiracy admission: To the Editor: On Thursday, the Times dedicated 19 square inches to a photograph of dancing nuns. In the 1990s, the Times
Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?