News and Features
America's kids will get less calcium because of our unabated appetite for gas-guzzling cars--and the wrongheaded belief that ethanol is the answer.
A delegation of church leaders traveled to the US, calling on corporate mogul Ira Rennert to clean up the smelters that are poisoning the children of Peru.
Here's a way to consume less oil: Eat locally! Video artist
She cuts her lawn slowly with a push mower. I save time, hiring men to run machines, burn gas, kill the ozone. Who's the wiser?
Something very strange has happened to food in the richest country in the world:
It's fast, but it ain't good. And it travels way too far a distance from the field to your fork.
Even more contrarian thinking about global warming.
The Iraq War has set off one of the largest oil booms in history--and the race to mine the tar sands of Alberta is heading toward environmental disaster.
More contrarian thinking on climate change.
A passionate critic of the Iraq War has this advice for the Class of 2007: Be afraid. And look within for answers to all the problems you have inherited.
Under Bush, the right has failed to address energy independence. Can Democrats rise to the challenge?
- If Elizabeth Warren Were Running for President, This Would Be Her Agenda
- A Police Story Unravels: How Did the NYPD Break an NBA Player’s Leg?
- The New Thought Police
- Why We Must Return to the US-Russian Parity Principle
- The US Carried Out 674 Military Operations in Africa Last Year. Did You Hear About Any of Them?