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Politics and its Discontents: Magical Thinking, No; Progress, Yes

As every critically-aware person well knows, we are facing some pretty daunting challenges; the most pressing is clearly climate change, more urgent with each passing day as we are regularly reminded of the ravages it is wreaking around the world. Resp… . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Magical Thinking, No; Progress, Yes

Politics and its Discontents: Apples and Mandarins

The logic of Fox commentators is, to say the least, difficult for an old fella like me to follow:

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Eclectic Lip: Commemorating Joe Romm’s “Language Intelligence”

Joe Romm‘s book Language Intelligence is now out in the US (but maddeningly, remains unavailable in Canada). Early reviews proclaim it as both a rhetorical masterpiece, and a masterpiece on rhetoric.

To commemorate the book in my small way, I dug up a piece I wrote for a competition on Dr. Romm’s blog, Climate Progress. . . . → Read More: Eclectic Lip: Commemorating Joe Romm’s “Language Intelligence”

DeSmogBlog: Marcellus Money: Statehouse Bought and Sold by Shale Gas Industry in PA

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Consider it official: the Pennsylvania statehouse has been bought and sold by the shale gas industry, confirmed today, yet again, by MarcellusMoney.org. 

In a press release, Marcellus Money, a project of Common Cause of Pennsylvania and Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania laid out the sobering facts about the frackers' stranglehold over the . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Marcellus Money: Statehouse Bought and Sold by Shale Gas Industry in PA