Fukushima Wake Up Call
A new report, from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, says, the 2011 disaster should serve as a wake-up call to nuclear plant operators and regulators on the crucial importance of measuring, maintaining, and restoring cooling in spent fuel pools – in the face of, severe accidents and terrorist attacks.
// Jun. 28, 2016 - 16:46 GMT
Let Students Refinance Their Loans
Here's student loan debt part 2. Russ Feingold has launched a campaign to ease the burden of student loans. As former Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold aims to unseat GOP Sen. Ron Johnson, he is promoting a social media campaign advocating for a proposal that would allow students to refinance their loans.
// Jun. 23, 2016 - 20:05 GMT
The Weaponization of Hate
This is a particularly interesting week to be traveling across the French countryside, as news fills the papers and the airwaves of another assault weapon-of-war used in another mass shooting done by another frightened ‚ď and thus hate-filled ‚ď American. </p>
// Jun. 16, 2016 - 17:03 GMT
Are Students To Blame For The Growing Debt Crisis?
John Olen is writing at EconomyInCrisis.org and asking – are college grads really at fault for massive student loan debt?
// Jun. 14, 2016 - 19:57 GMT
If Democrats Don‚Äôt Start Talking Like Trump on Trade, They WILL Lose
It's been 212 years since he was killed in a duel with Vice President Aaron Burr, and people are waiting for months to see the play about the life of the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton.
// Jun. 10, 2016 - 17:25 GMT
Baseball With No Umpires? The GOP Thinks So‚Ä¶
It's the year 2016, and there's still one very basic economic principle that fiscal conservatives and so-called free market Republicans refuse to understand. Regulations are good. Seriously. And they aren't just good for you and me. They're actually really, really, good for the economy as a whole.
// Jun. 08, 2016 - 16:41 GMT
With the TPP It's Obama & the GOP VS the Democrats
Whether he wins the nomination or not, Bernie Sanders will play a big role in writing the Democratic Party platform. Of the 15 members of the official DNC platform writing committee, 5 will be Sanders' picks, including environmental activist Bill McKibben, renowned scholar Cornel West, and pro-Palestinian activist James Zogby.
// Jun. 07, 2016 - 17:24 GMT
The Mainstream Media's Climate Malpractice
A state of disaster has been declared in 31 flooded Texas counties as rivers in the region are cresting at historic highs. Six people have died, up to four more people are missing, and hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes in Houston as the Brazos River reached over 54 feet in Fort Bend County.
// Jun. 03, 2016 - 19:06 GMT