Monthly Archives: August 2013

200,000 Go to DC and Demand Justice for Trayvon

It wasn’t billed as a march for Trayvon, far from it. The speakers weren’t prepared to demand that or much of anything else. But reports from the those attending said the greatest passion among those attending the civil rights march/demonstration … Continue reading

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Other Points about Nuclear Power and its Problems

Aug. 25 Mark Bittman printed a column in the New York Times called “The New Nuclear Craze” making some of the same criticism of the pro-nuke global warming folks I made last week and bringing up a few new issues. … Continue reading

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Hansen on Nuclear Power: Unconvincing

by Stanley Heller If anyone in the world could convince me of the need for nuclear power it’s James Hansen. The man deserves the highest prizes in the world for revealing to the world the utter gravity of the climate … Continue reading

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The Number We Don’t Ever Hear

How many people have been evicted from their homes in the U.S. since the start of the Great Recession? I’ve asked a number of people. They first say they have no idea and then some said their wild guess was … Continue reading

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Tepid “Recovery” Continues

August 6. A few days ago the government put out its monthly jobs report. The number of unemployed went down 263,000 which seems like a big deal, but the report also says that 240,000 left the work force last month. … Continue reading

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