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Ebola: much worse ahead

Much worse to come Do the math => fear 2015. When you look at the numbers for Ebola's exponential increase and the cost of treatment/con…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

5 Oct 21, 2014
Reply by Alan Perlman

Two little-known statutes may make religious belief superior to the law of the land

Jeffrey Shulman from Georgetown Law looks at the unintended consequences of two U.S. statutes that could, in the words of Justice Antonin S…

Started by Grinning Cat

4 Oct 4, 2014
Reply by Joan Denoo

Stingy Ebola Response

Will a global Ebola pandemic eventually occur because we're all too cheap to contain it? Nobody's heard of "a stitch in time..."? The fight…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

3 Sep 26, 2014
Reply by James M. Martin

Growing appetite for religion in U.S. politics

A new Pew Research survey, conducted September 2-9, finds that "the share of Americans who say churches and other houses of worship should…

Started by Grinning Cat

6 Sep 25, 2014
Reply by Bertold Brautigan

Turns out that lawsuits have rules (Daily Kos)

So ... now that John Boehner and the House of Representatives have decided that the most important thing on their agenda is suing President…

Started by Loren Miller

16 Sep 23, 2014
Reply by tom sarbeck

You fund Climate Deniers for Congress

"I don't contribute to Climate Change Deniers!", you say? But do you use Google, Microsoft, UPS, AT&T, Ford or eBay? (For a more comple…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Sep 23, 2014
Reply by Bertold Brautigan

Neo-Liberal gut of health care soon to hit the fan

Few news reports on the Ebola epidemic include the political and climate change context that created it. Many actually offer bland reassura…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Sep 7, 2014
Reply by Richard C Brown

Catch 22 on communicating Climate Change to Republicans

Can climate science be rendered conservative-friendly? Much research has gone into how to effectively communicate the facts of Climate Chan…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

3 Aug 4, 2014
Reply by Loren Miller

Tomgram: Engelhardt, The Age of Impunity

TomDispatch  http://t.co/nKYjnph4Ke "For America’s national security state, this is the age of impunity.  Nothing it does -- torture, kidna…

Started by Joan Denoo

5 Jul 26, 2014
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

An Open Letter to Congressman John Boehner

Some days ago, Congressman John Boehner (R - Ohio) wrote an op-ed piece entitled, "Obama is trampling the Constitution".  It would seem as…

Started by Loren Miller

2 Jul 26, 2014
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

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