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One of the greatest paradoxes of the modern era is the relationship between science and rationalism.

The stalling of the Republican-backed energy bill by a Democrat-led Senate filibuster was only a temporary reprieve.

The 52nd Congressional District of California, where I grew up,
encompasses the eastern suburbs of San Diego as well as a vast
hinterland of granite-bouldered mountains and almost impenetrable

Democrats can win the farm and small-town vote--if they pay
serious attention.

The so-called clash of civilizations is not limited to militant Islam
against superpower Christianity, nor to wealthy nations opposed by a
multitude of poor ones.

Making the connections between food, family and the health of the
earth.

Watch for William Greider's forthcoming book The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy, due in bookstores in early September. Click here for info on the book and original reflections and riffs from Greider.

Faced with inconvenient scientific information, the Bush Administration
just hits delete.

Korey Capozza received a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism to
research this article.

Blogs

Last week, actor Mark Ruffalo grabbed the people’s mic at Zuccotti Park to connect the dots between fracking, the occupation of Wall Street, and climate change.

October 24, 2011

The next step for Tar Sands Action will take place on November 6 at the White House where thousands of concerned citizens will implore President Obama to say no to the pipeline and attempt a symbolically powerful encircling of the White House in an act of solemn protest.

October 19, 2011

House Republicans are launching a frontal assault on environmental regulations.

September 21, 2011

 Some members of Obama’s own party are speaking out against the pipeline project, as regulatory concerns mount. 

September 21, 2011

This week, The Nation’s special issue takes stock of the food movement at 40. Plus, “ALEC Exposed” wins a Sidney, Chris Hayes’s new show debuts on MSNBC, and a major Nation investigation moves forward.

September 16, 2011

Don’t believe the line that Perry just prioritizes the economy over the environment. Perry serves entrenched business interests and anti-science ideology. 

September 15, 2011

The State Department has issued an environmental assessment of the Keystone XL pipeline that contradicts many experts—and even the EPA. 

August 26, 2011

Christian Parenti and MSNBC's Martin Bashir discuss whether or not the US is prepared for future earthquakes.

August 25, 2011

Over 300 people have been arrested outside the White House in protest of the Keystone XL pipeline--but the administration is signaling the project is going to be approved. 

August 25, 2011

More than seventy activists, including Bill McKibben, were arrested outside the White House in a protest against the potentially devastating Keystone XL oil pipeline.

August 20, 2011