Author: eSocialist

Perry Defends ‘Getting Conversation Started’ on NOPR; Chatterjee Lists Options

Neil Chatterjee FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee on October 13 said the Commission has many tools available to address the notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) from the Department of Energy (DOE) on grid resiliency and the 60-day comment period provides ample time to address the issues that have been before the Commission for some time. Chatterjee […]

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Student loans work, but not for everyone

Many former students are not repaying their loans. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) recently released a report detailing student loan repayment patterns for borrowers who first began college in 1995–96 and in 2003–04. Many of the numbers are startling. Twenty years after they began college, the median borrower in the 1995–96 cohort still […]

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The Corporate Renewables Market Is Ready for Smaller Buyers

Akamai’s Texas wind power purchase shows it can be done October 17, 2017  |  By This blog post is part of a series from RMI’s Business Renewables Center (BRC), which streamlines and accelerates corporate purchasing of off-site, large-scale renewable energy. “The era of expensive renewables is over,” declared the executive director of the International Energy […]

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Empowerment, Intersectionality, and Collaboration at an Urban Laboratory

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PSR Lobby Day to Stop the New Arms Race

Posted by Christine Herrmann on September 30, 2016 Monday, Sept 26th: Fifteen enthusiastic PSR members came to Capitol Hill to discuss just how bad nuclear weapons are for humanity. Martin Fleck, Christine Herrmann and Catherine Thomasson, MD of PSR with Lawrence Heath, MD of Woodbridge, VA Danny Hall of Soka Gakkai International, Drs. Lincoln and Alice Day, […]

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Symposium Geared Toward Health Professionals Focuses on Climate Change and the Growing Risk of Nuclear War

Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), one of Climate for Health‘s partners, has been working for more than 50 years to create a healthy, just and peaceful world for both present and future generations. PSR addresses dangers that threaten communities by using their medical and public health expertise to prevent nuclear war and proliferation, reverse our […]

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Kansas Mom Details 23-Year Struggle to Free Her Son

The Kansas City Star details the 23-year struggle Rosie McIntyre endured to clear her son Lamonte, who was exonerated on Friday.  Lamonte McIntyre was just 17 when he was arrested for the murders of Donie Quinn and Donald Ewing.  His mother knew all along that he was innocent.  She told the Star, “It tore me […]

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A timeline of Zinke’s crusade against methane rules

Here’s a newly-minted cabinet secretary charged with managing 20 percent of the American landscape on behalf of taxpayers and 567 Native American tribes – presented with an opportunity to save his stakeholders millions without lifting a finger. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, inexplicably, is rejecting this broad public relations win to instead go to bat for […]

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10 Ways to Turn the Tide on Sexual Harassment

The endless revelations of high-profile sexual harassment scandals (in politics, tech, media, Hollywood, etc.) are inescapable reminders of what people already know: sexual harassment in the workplace is endemic across industries of all types. Perpetrators and victims of workplace harassment include both men and women, however women are disproportionately targeted. According to a recent study, […]

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Will Corporations, The Christian Right, and the Tea Party Get to Rewrite the Constitution?

About Peter Montgomery This article appears in the forthcoming issue of The Public Eye magazine. Subscribe today! The broader anti-federal-government Convention of States proposal has been approved by legislatures in 12 states. Image: Political Research Associates. Former U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), the Tea Party icon who helped bring Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee […]

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Community Builders Forum – FIC’s webinar series

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Seabrook Watchdog Group C-10 Gains Standing w/NRC on Plant’s Concrete Review

NRC’s Atomic Safety and Licensing Board rules in favor of C-10:Citizens group gains standing in federal case on Seabrook’s concrete Newburyport, Mass. — The C-10 Research & Education Foundation (C-10), a non-profit group concerned with the safety of citizens surrounding Seabrook Station nuclear power plant, has been granted standing following its pro se petition to […]

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Undocumented Mothers and Immigrant Youth Scrub the Dream Act “Clean” to Oppose White House Enforcement Priorities!

For Immediate ReleaseFriday, October 13, 2017Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Miami, FL – Today, during rush hour, undocumented mothers and immigrant youth took over the space in front of the Stephen P. Clark Government Center with giant letters spelling out “Dream Act” and wiped it “clean” from enforcement & deportation add-ons. A month after the […]

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World Policy Newsletter, Week of October 13th

This week’s World Policy newsletter is brought to you by… State-directed development policies often falter due to inefficient execution and a failure to engage the populations they’re designed to serve. This week, we take a look at how such policies have fallen short in Mexico, Canada, and Nigeria, as well as how local actors are […]

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