The past week has seen lots of good news for former Ridenhour recipients. First there was the signing into law a bill that will provide healthcare to all those affected by the water contamination at the Marine...
Last year's recipient of the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship, environmentalist and founder of 350.org Bill McKibben, was arrested last Monday for protesting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
Watch Senator Bernie Sanders on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart! Sanders appeared last night to discuss the eight and a half hour filibuster he gave earlier this year in response to President Obama's agreement to extend Bush-era tax cuts to...
The president's re-election campaign manager, Jim Messina, a longtime aide to Montana Senator Max Baucus who entered Obamaworld in June 2008 as the campaign's chief of staff, has alienated grassroots constituencies with his hardball tactics.
Jonathan Schell discusses the lessons of the Fukushima disaster, mankind's false impression that it can somehow safely produce electricity from the atom, and why he thinks the partial meltdown in Japan could mark a turning point for the world.
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