October 15th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom
One thing keeps cropping up as people talk about Occupy Wall Street and why they're so angry: Corporations have complete dominance of the political process. Thanks to the Supreme Court overturning 90 years of precedent and tossing out all restrictions on corporate political contributions, they can now spend unlimited amounts of money to elect or defeat any politician they choose.
Didn't know that corporate campaign spending had been turned into a giant free-for-all? That was the Citizens United decision, which changed our political system in huge ways, and it's why a lot of us are going out today and marching for a society in which people have as much say as corporations
August 15th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom
Josh Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell, the folks who brought us the award-winning documentary Fuel, have done it again - this time around it's Freedom
December 13th, 2010 | by Jeremy Bloom
Fracking, the process of blasting deep rock strata to release methane that can then be pumped to the surface and [&hellip
December 10th, 2010 | by Jeremy Bloom
It’s hard to believe it’s been 5 years since the release of Who Killed the Electric Car. And hard to [&hellip
November 15th, 2010 | by Jeremy Bloom
It was supposed to be the middle-of-the-road answer to the “global warming sensationalism” of Al Gore’s “Inconvenient Truth”. But “Skeptical [&hellip
November 12th, 2010 | by Jeremy Bloom
Bjorn Lomborg’s documentary, “Cool It”, opens today. Claiming to take a middle ground between climate deniers on the right and [&hellip
November 8th, 2010 | by Jeremy Bloom
For years, Bjorn Lomborg was one of the leading climate skeptics. He even authored a book, “The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring [&hellip
June 14th, 2010 | by Jeremy Bloom
Wow. Bill Maher weighs in on the debate over offshore drilling, and specifically the issue of whether or not a deepwater offshore drilling ban will be a job-killer.
"You know, maybe your job needs to go when it starts killing things. Maybe this whole mess is a sign that people who work in the oil industry should look into producing something else that's less immediately harmful... Yes, the oil industry creates jobs. So does the kiddie porn industry."
December 19th, 2009 | by Joe Walsh
The Copenhagen agreement fizzled, but failure to take global action on climate change may have greased the skids for transition from the post-9/11 epoch into a new global Eco Cold War.
December 8th, 2009 | by Timothy B. Hurst
President Obama outlines his administration's economic accomplishments, hurdles it faces, and plans to overcome these hurdles