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America needs jobs, and working families are hurting. At the same time,
the war in Iraq has heightened awareness of our dependence on foreign
oil and the vulnerability of our energy system.
On the second day of the invasion of Iraq, US commandos seized two Iraqi
offshore oil terminals in the Persian Gulf, capturing their defenders
without a fight.
As the Earth's population surges toward the 7 billion mark, the
following twist on an old maxim perhaps best applies: A single birth is
a joyous occasion. A billion births is a tragedy.
Abandons pledge to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Rejects Kyoto Protocol.
Judgment Day is everyday with Mike Davis.
When plants in Nebraska carrying swine diarrhea drugs mingled with food for humans, all hell broke loose.
Dolores Huerta flouts the smug conventional wisdom that the 1960s are
behind us. She won't settle down and become an anachronism.
A new source of energy offers a way to wrench power from ever-fewer
In May 2001, the White House issued a National Energy Policy report, known as the Cheney Report: the state of our national oil reserves. In 2000, half the oil we consumed was imported.
How genetically engineered American corn has altered the global
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