Navajo Solar Plant To Replace Coal Plant

By Staff, www.apnews.com -

By Staff of the Associated Press - FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A giant array of solar panels near the famed sandstone buttes of Monument Valley has begun producing electricity for the Navajo Nation [...]

Can The Politicians Heed The Lessons Of Hurricane Harvey?

By Ralph Nader, www.blog.nader.org -

By Ralph Nader of The Nader Page - Hovering Hurricane Harvey, loaded and reloading with trillions of gallons of water raining down on the greater Houston region—ironically the hub of the [...]

How President Trump’s Tax Plan Would Really Affect The Middle Class

By Chye-Ching Huang, www.cbpp.org -

By Chye-Ching Huang for CBPP - President Trump is set to speak in Missouri today where he will reportedly continue to tout his tax plan’s benefits for the middle class even though it would [...]

In Europe, Hate Speech Laws Used To Suppress Left-Wing Viewpoints

By Glenn Greenwald, www.theintercept.com -

By Glenn Greenwald for The Intercept - TERRORIST ATTACKS, and the emotions they spawn, almost always prompt calls for fundamental legal rights to be curtailed in the name of preventing future [...]

More Misleading Russia-Gate Propaganda

By Robert Parry, www.consortiumnews.com -

By Robert Parry for Consortium News - On Tuesday, for instance, the Times published a front-page article designed to advance the Russia-gate narrative, stating: “A business associate of President [...]

Duke Energy Offers $6B For Solar, Batteries And EVs

By Jeff St. John, www.greentechmedia.com -

By Jeff St. John for GTM - Florida is set to get a lot more solar power and grid batteries -- in exchange for losing a future nuclear power plant. On Tuesday, Duke Energy Florida filed a revised [...]

New Model For Conservative Rule And Progressive Renewal

By Tyler Norris, www.ncpolicywatch.com -

By Tyler Norris for NC Policy Watch - My home state was once a model for progress. For half a century, North Carolina was a beacon of moderation in the South, an outlier dubbed the “Dixie Dynamo” [...]

US Wages Cyberwar Abroad Under Cover Of “Activism”

By Joseph Thomas, www.journal-neo.org -

By Joseph Thomas for NEO - The threat of cyberterrorism has competed for centre stage in American politics with fears of “Russian hackers” disrupting everything from elections to electrical [...]

Female Equality Is Key To A Sustainable Future

By H. Patricia Hynes, www.truthdig.com -

By H. Patricia Hynes for Truth Dig - What the world will look like in 15 years depends also on our commitment to reduce substantially greenhouse gas emissions and achieve 50 percent of energy [...]

More Evidence Of Failing US Empire: Key Conflicts Are Really US V. China & Russia

By Adam Garrie, www.theduran.com -

By Adam Garrie for The Duran - While some pundits continue to downplay the increasingly strong partnership between Russia and China, the reality is that as Russia’s economy continues to grow and [...]

Nine Members Of Congress Targeted In Billboards By Net Neutrality Campaign

By Evan Greer, www.fightforthefuture.org -

By Evan Greer for Fight For The Future - Today digital rights organization Fight for the Future unveiled 3 more crowdfunded billboards targeting Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Bob Latta, [...]

Guatemala’s Indigenous Campesinos Occupy Capital To Protest Land Conflicts

By Jeff Abbott, www.towardfreedom.com -

By Jeff Abbott for Towards Freedom - On August 8, one hundred Q’eqchi Maya families from the Department of Alta Verapaz arrived to the historic center of Guatemala City, the nation’s capital, to [...]

Net Neutrality Supported By 74 Percent In United States

By Mark Huffman, www.consumeraffairs.com -

By Mark Huffman for Consumer Affairs - Net Neutrality can be something of a complex subject, but another poll shows consumers not only understand what it is, they want to keep it. In short, Net [...]

Even Many ISP-Backed Allies Think Ajit Pai’s Attack On Net Neutrality Is Too Extreme

By Karl Bode, www.techdirt.com -

By Karl Bode for Tech Dirt - With its quest to gut net neutrality, privacy and other consumer broadband protections, the FCC is rushing face first toward stripping meaningful oversight of some of [...]

Syria’s Survival

By Barbara Nimri Aziz, www.counterpunch.org -

By Barbara Nimri Aziz for Counter Punch - I’m talking about Syria here. Knowing that I write this at my peril, I continue. Not as a defense, but as an argument, one from a different and, I [...]