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Sugar Wars

May 5th, 2010 | by Steve Savage

[social_buttons] While a candidate for the Senate, Barak Obama famously and presciently described the invasion of Iraq as a “dumb [&hellip


Green Jobs ‘Dopey’ says Australian Union Leader

September 15th, 2009 | by Kay Sexton

The leader of one of Australia’s most influential unions has said that green jobs is a ‘dopey term’. Tony Maher went on to suggest that many of the environmental campaigns run in his country are ‘judgemental nonsense’ and that industries like coal and steel will have more impact on both prosperity and the creation of a low carbon future than people realised.


Ted Kennedy’s Environmental Legacy

August 27th, 2009 | by Joe Walsh

Kennedy was not known for his environmental politics, but what will be his legacy vis-a-vis the environment and energy? Will he be remembered for what many viewed as self-interested and elitist opposition to the proposed Cape Wind project, an offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound, barley visible from the Kennedy's Hyannisport compound


YOUR Beer with Obama

July 27th, 2009 | by Joe Walsh

Unless you spent last week celebrating Apollo 11's fortieth anniversary cut off from the world in your backyard model of the lunar module, you are no doubt familiar with the story of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s arrest two weeks ago, the "race in America" sturm and drang that surrounded the story last week, and the headline-grabbing role President Obama stumbled into at the end of his prime time presser



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