'Petro Princess’ oversaw creation of marine protected areas
The California Coastal Commission, under intense pressure from legislators and environmental activists, pledged Thursday, August 15 ...
We are framing the California fracking debate incorrectly. We are allowing it to be referred to as a choice between a moratorium or regulation. But that is not what we have actually been offered. ...
David Weigel has this over at Slate that Chris Christie gave a speech to the National Republican Committee, one in which he demanded be off-the-record. Seems though somebody taped it and leaked it ...
In this piece over at MSNBC by Brenda Ekwurzel, she makes an analogy we can all understand and can use: the fossil fuel industry's approach to denying science has a familiar precedent - the tobacco ...
....Started as a comment on a diary that's now inaccessible. Forgive the depth, but I won't apologize for the number of links. They're there to show what's going on, not just to puff up overseas-...
More than 70 years ago, Rosanell Eaton of Franklin County, North Carolina, braved intimidation by the Ku Klux Klan and the racist "literacy tests" to register and vote at a time when Jim Crow laws ...
GOP public enemy #1
This isn't the act of a party ...
Via The Carolina Mercury :
This afternoon Governor Pat McCrory signed House Bill 589, known as VIVA, the Voter Identification and Verification Act. The bill, which started out as Voter ID ...
You've heard of the Moral Monday protests in Raleigh, NC over the tyrannical control over the state legislature? Well since they the legislative session is over, the NAACP took it on the road to ...