Issues / Environment
The Gulf oil spill rightly provoked congressional outrage at the perpetrators. But where was the outrage for the oil spill in 2006 in Lebanon?
Some detect a eugenics agenda in concerns for overpopulation.
Agribusiness, an industry that found a way to profit during the Vietnam War, is emerging as a beneficiary of U.S. post-conflict policies in the Middle East as well.
President Obama's latest initiative for Africa, Feed the Future, is likely to end up feeding the corporations eager to make a profit off of African farmers.
In the 1990s, the Zapatistas told the world "Enough already!" That message resonates in today's climate crisis.
The United Nations is voting on safe drinking water as a human right.
Obama's climate change guy Todd Stern has just wrapped up a tour of Latin America. It wasn't vacation: more like a critical lobbying opportunity.
With worldwide desecration of the environment by oil spills, the words "black planet" take on new meaning.
Spills, leaks and deliberate discharges are happening in oilfields all over the world and very few people seem to care.
Instead of letting the old nuclear complex rust in peace, the government is proactively taking the initiative to create a whole new generation of Dr. Strangeloves.