Tag - Democratic Party

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Save your phony Earth Day tweets, leaders
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Millennials show rising power of progressives
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EPA tells employees to lie to you about climate science

Save your phony Earth Day tweets, leaders

At the time of the first Earth Day in 1970, shortly before my 13th birthday, there was a widespread sense that Americans finally were beginning to value the earth, to understand its essential role in sustaining life, and to demand actions to keep those support systems healthy. It was an era when there was enough bipartisan agreement to pass major, much-needed legislation to clean our air and water, to clean up toxic waste, to protect endangered species and preserve large wild areas that are important both for their beauty and their biodiversity.

What the hell has happened? Read More

Millennials show rising power of progressives

There is a wide and growing generational gap in political views among Americans, according to recent reports by the Pew Research Center. Millennials in particular have adopted perspectives far to the left of older Americans. Gen Xers, also, to a lesser extent, indicate a long period ahead of rising power for progressive politics, as the stalwart generations of conservatives die out. Read More

EPA tells employees to lie to you about climate science

EPA tells employees to lie about climate science

Rally opposing EPA administrator Scott Pruitt. Photo by Lorie Shaull via Flickr.

The EPA directed its employees last week to follow eight talking points about climate change in all their dealings with the public. These points follow the lies and distortions consistently spewed by climate science-denying administrator Scott Pruitt. The Associated Press contacted 15 climate scientists and published their reactions to several key statements in the memo: Read More

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