The Supreme Court just refused to hear an appeal by James Risen, The New York Times reporter who has asserted his reporter’s privilege not to testify about a source.
The book told of a bungled CIA attempt to set back Iran’s nuclear program in 2000. The CIA’s tactic might have actually aided Iranian nuclear development.
California is a trendsetter. Food, fashion, music, film. Usually, that’s a good thing. But not always.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants you to calm down. A firestorm of public outrage flared up after his latest plans to permit a pay-to-play Internet leaked.
Today in Kansas City, Missouri, the American Legislative Exchange Council is bringing your state legislators to a closed-door meeting with corporate lobbyists to ghostwrite "model" laws to bring to your state.
-- by John Nichols, The Nation
Tim Carpenter never lost faith in the very real prospect of a very radical change for the better. And he never lost his organizer’s certainty that the tipping point that would make the change was just a few more phone calls, a few more rallies, a few more campaigns away.
So he kept on organizing.
To the last.
- by Lex Horan, Pesticide Action Network of North America
The last of the late spring snowstorms are winding down here in the Midwest, and it won't be long before corn goes into the ground. With corn-planting, of course, comes atrazine applications. And though atrazine doesn't get much use in the colder months, this winter hasn't been a quiet one for the notorious herbicide and its manufacturer, the Syngenta Corporation.