Monthly Archives: October 2011

Where Did Global Warming Go? What a Stupid Question!

There was a recent piece in the New York Times that asked the really stupid question, “Where Did Global Warming Go?” I think it’s a stupid question, because not only has it not gone away, it isn’t going away anytime … Continue reading

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Conservative Politics and the Environment

Corporate Interests and Environmental Destruction A recent editorial in the New York Times reveals a grim statistic about Republicans and the environment. As of Friday, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives had voted 168 times this year to undercut clean air … Continue reading

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What Will It Take To Make People Care About the Environment?

This past summer I read Bill McKibben’s most recent and most alarming book, EAARTH. Yes, Eaarth with two As subtitled, “Making a Life on a Tough New Planet. He changes the traditional spelling of earth because he writes about a … Continue reading

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A New American Environmental Revolution

As we watch (mostly) young people gather in our nation’s cities under the overall banner of Occupy Wall Street, it is time to renew ourselves with one of Bob Dylan’s most important songs. He wrote it at a time when … Continue reading

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David Brooks: Misunderstanding Occupy Wall Street

As he did with a column about China’s economic and cultural growth a few years ago, David Brooks once again writes with impaired vision about a topic he should know more about before starting his column. After having lunch with … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street and the Environment

The fuse has finally been lit and has ignited a national movement that will not be denied. The Occupy Wall Street movement is spreading from city to city, and it is about time. The print and broadcast media have been … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Declaration

This may mark the beginning of this generation’s proudest moment. I support the movement and will do all in my power to promote their agenda to end the corruption and economic hegemony that has sent our country into a downward … Continue reading

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