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10 Reasons To Be Hopeful About 2009 -- and 3 Reasons To Be Terrified  

10 Reasons To Be Hopeful About 2009 -- and 3 Reasons To Be Terrified
By Sarah van Gelder, Huffington Post
Corporate power is waning, health reform is gaining ground and a climate-friendly economy is on the horizon. Will change finally happen? Read more »

Are 'Hail Mary' Technological Solutions Our Only Hope to Prevent Disastrous Climate Change?  

Are 'Hail Mary' Technological Solutions Our Only Hope to Prevent Disastrous Climate Change?

In a recent survey, the majority of scientists said artificially lowering global temperatures could be a "Plan B" for saving the planet. Read more »

Everything You Needed Know about Iran but the Mass Media, the Republicans and Hillary Clinton Wouldn't Tell You  

Everything You Needed Know about Iran but the Mass Media, the Republicans and Hillary Clinton Wouldn't Tell You

We have to abandon the 30 years of crisis, threats of military action, vindictiveness and retaliation and look to diplomacy with Iran. Read more »

The Paradox of Israel: Regional Super Power and the Largest Jewish Ghetto Ever Created  

The Paradox of Israel: Regional Super Power and the Largest Jewish Ghetto Ever Created

Israelis keep saying they only want security, while they go on electing leaders whose policies make them less secure. Read more »

Are Blagojevich and Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Money Dealings with Chicago's Indian Community Tied to the Corruption Charges?  

Are Blagojevich and Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Money Dealings with Chicago's Indian Community Tied to the Corruption Charges?

Clues emerge in the possible connection between Jesse Jackson Jr., Blagojevich, and the money for Obama's vacant Senate seat. Read more »

Adding Up Bush's Damage  

Adding Up Bush's Damage

Bush's catalog of his transgressions against the nation's interests would keep him in a confessional for the rest of his life. Read more »

Boatloads of Trouble: How We Are Importing Our Way to Destruction  

Boatloads of Trouble: How We Are Importing Our Way to Destruction

As our consumer goods travel thousands of miles by boat, train and truck, they're leaving a trail of soot and cancer in their wake. Read more »

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Why Israel Won't Allow Journalists into Gaza  

Why Israel Won't Allow Journalists into Gaza

"The boat while still in international waters has been rammed by Israeli patrol boats, our vessel has been damaged ... " Read more »

2009: Now for the Hard Part  

2009: Now for the Hard Part

Is the glass half empty, half full -- or did somebody take the glass and smash it against the wall? In times like these, optimism is a decision. Read more »

Gonzales' Most Serious Crime: Propping up the Unconstitutional Powers of King George  

Gonzales' Most Serious Crime: Propping up the Unconstitutional Powers of King George

There is a long list of things Gonzales did wrong. But the underlying crime was against the principle that the U.S. is a country of laws, not men. Read more »

 

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