Category Archives: Energy Policy

Oh, the Irony

Today, in the Louisville, Kentucky Courier Journal newspaper  and USA Today , a story describing the new Coal Museum in Benham, a small (population 500) town in eastern Kentucky sent me into a laughing spasm. The museum, the pride of … Continue reading

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Fracking WikiLeaks’ “right circumstances”

By ann summers WikiLeaks is continuing to publish more emails from the account of John Podesta, the chair of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. One newly published email revealed that Clinton privately bashed environmentalists opposed to fracking and the Keystone XL … Continue reading

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Being on the right side of neoliberal Water

“Well, art is art, isn’t it? Still, on the other hand, water is water! And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb … Continue reading

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Global “suicide by police” cannot be the basis for a foreign policy

By ann summers     In the abstract, there’s too much meta in global politics. Yet as today’s interview of Robin Wright on NPR indicates having that more theoretical view is very important to gaining perspective on the various machinations of domestic … Continue reading

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“like Slavery, only with extra steps…”

a full array of Chocolate Weapons that will let you satisfy your sweet tooth, with a tastefully tactical appearance except when you want to get past airport security       By ann summers Ice cream can taste like so much Death … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, Republicans, and the Gospel of Climate Change Denial (With a Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video)

Posted by Elaine Magliaro Award-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore noted that since Pope Francis came “out on the side of acknowledging human-caused global warming, Republican presidential contenders are suddenly on the side of ‘science’ not religion.” Fiore: Thanks to the … Continue reading

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From the Climate Change Denier Diaries: Dumbass Fox News Host Claims Pope Francis Is the Most Dangerous Person on the Planet

By Elaine Magliaro First, we had the dumbass senator from Oklahoma James Inhofe suggesting that Pope Francis should butt out of the debate on climate change. Now we have a dumbass Fox News personality claiming that the Catholic pontiff is … Continue reading

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