This article is adapted from Carl Pope and Paul Rauber's forthcoming Strategic Ignorance: Why the Bush Administration Is Recklessly Destroying a Century of Environmental Progress (Sierra Club Books) .
It's more fiction than fact.
George W. Bush may not know it, but one influential part of his government is finally taking global climate change seriously.
"The environment is probably the single issue on which Republicans in general--and President Bush in particular--are most vulnerable." So asserted Frank Luntz, a leading Republican pollster, last
Until there is a legitimate government in Iraq, it's unclear whether any new oil deals will stand.
While farmworkers are sickened by pesticides, industry writes the rules.
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
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.
Korey Capozza received a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism to
research this article.