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In Bruce Springsteen’s latest album, Wrecking Ball, the prolific American folk-rock musician and singer/songwriter pays homage to a country led astray; evoking sentiments of true-yet-forgotten American sentiments that for many communities hits close to home.
Media watchdog group Media Matters has compiled a great video compilation from 2008 of Fox News explaining that it’s just not reasonable to blame the President for high gas prices. Four years later, the Right wing propaganda engine is whistling another tune.
Firing up the cause for regressive politics, Sen. Inhofe’s new book, “The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future,” furthers his plight of inexcusable denial and conspiracy-theorizing while blaming “government regulations” for the state of energy insecurity in which the nation currently finds itself.
Disillusionment with the status quo – combined with the buzzwords swirling around a Libertarian campaign – often strikes just the right chord with frustrated American voters. But while the concept of a Libertarian presidency does have its appeal, there are inherent problems that outweigh the positives.
Dec 27, 2011 in Culture
Did you know that McDonald’s – arguably the quintessential poster-corp for unhealthy diet and questionable nutrition monopolies in the fast food industry – has a strong “commitment to mainstreaming sustainability” for its customers? Me neither.
America’s obsession with dumb dictates our means of entertainment; what we watch, read and in turn believe is indicative of who we are as a modern culture.
In a recent appearance, former president Bill Clinton remarked that we in the United States “look like a joke” when compared to the vast majority of educated nations in regard to the GOP’s criticism of climate science.
Fox News personalities willfully and falsely validate rank-and-file members of modern day, anti-science denialism in an effort to convince them that fact-proven climate change is a liberal conspiracy of global proportions. And somehow, SpongeBob – the screaming, obnoxious, arguably stupid, square-pants’d cartoon that lives in a make-believe pineapple under the sea – is now public enemy #1.
According to the common douche-baggery of the Religious Right, environmentalism is the root of all evil. Due to its “long history of believing and promoting exaggerations and myths,” it is invading homes, indoctrinating schools and robbing the young of their free will.
Sep 8, 2010 in Environment
A new online resource center from the United Nations Environment Program will help boost efforts to reduce the environmental impact of humanitarian relief and recovery operations around the world. Making relief and recovery operations more environmentally-sound will ensure that both human welfare and the environment are protected and conserved in response to a disaster or conflict.