Last Saturday, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice [Unlink] was the keynote speaker at the annual California Republican Convention.
Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez. CREDIT: AP Photo/David Zalubowski Just two weeks before a critical Colorado Senate election in 2010, Republican candidate and Tea Party favorite Ken Buck gave a warm embrace to leading climate change denier Sen. James Inhofe and his assertion that climate change is “ the greatest hoax .” As Climate Progress noted at the time, Buck appeared with Inhofe on the campaign trail in Colorado, telling the crowd, “Sen
Healthcare: 21 States Placing Politics before People Some states are deliberately not signing up to Medicare extension in order to sabotage the Affordable Care Act. In doing so they are both depriving people of that Affordable Care and incurring huge bills for the state. As NBC reports: “Texas will lose $9.2 billion in 2022; Florida says goodbye to $5 billion; Georgia is out $4.9 billion
16 Feb, 2014 marks the 26th anniversary of the #Halabja Genocide that claimed the lives of more than 5,000 Kurdish civilians in a poison gas attack carried out by the state of #Iraq on the orders of then president #Saddam Hussein. The massacre was part of the notorious #Anfal campaign that was conducted from 1986 to 1989 and led to the deaths of countless #Kurdish civilians, most of them women, children and elders, the displacement of at least 1 million people and the destruction of 4,000 villages
Arnie Gundersen gives an update on the state of Fukushima Daiichi three years later. Nuclear Power: Their Profits; Our Risks Posted On: Mar 12, 2014 During t…
March 15, 2014 –The South Sudan government on Friday intercepted thousands of protestors in the Western Bahr el Ghazal state capital of Wau, who were intending to storm the UN base. Thousands of students took to the streets in Western Bahr el Ghazal state capital Wau on 14 March 2014 calling on the UN to leave the country (ST) The protest is the second such demonstration organised against the UN in the state in the past week. The latest protest came after Wau university students in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal on Wednesday issued officials from the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) a 72-hour ultimatum to vacate the region or risk facing a demonstration in protest against their presence
Prosecutorial misconduct is ubiquitous, in large measure because it is almost impossible to hold a prosecutor accountable. Last year, South Carolina State Supreme Court Justice Donald Beatty gave a speech in which he took note of the rampant and well…