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Posted by Nick Surgey on July 18, 2014

If Republicans win control of the U.S. Senate this year, Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), a lawmaker famous for his belief that the entire body of climate science research is a "hoax," will take control of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, which oversees matters relating to pollution and environmental problems.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on July 09, 2014

On July 18, thousands of activists will gather to reclaim the Motor City--and democracy.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on July 04, 2014

July 1 was a bright summer day for most of the nation, made even more so by a new tool designed to shed light on the dark money behind political advertising this year.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on July 03, 2014

Wisconsin Congressman Ron Kind has apparently never met a free trade agreement he didn't like. Note it is always a “free trade” agreement, never a “fair trade” agreement.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on June 30, 2014

Ed Rampell, Special to the Progressive magazine, reports on Glenn Greenwald's speech in Los Angeles.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on June 30, 2014

President Bush's appointee, Justice Samuel Alito, declares that corporations have a right to discriminate based on religious beliefs.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on June 17, 2014

Given its fragile and unusually rich ecology, the Hawaiian island of Kaua'i seems ill-suited as a site for agricultural experiments that use heavy amounts of toxic chemicals. But four transnational corporations -- Syngenta, BASF Plant Science, DuPont Pioneer, and Dow AgroSciences -- have been doing just those kinds of experiments here for about two decades, extensively spraying pesticides on their GMO test fields. As a result, the landscape on the southwest corner of the island has become one of the most toxic chemical environments in all of American agriculture.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on June 16, 2014

The island of Kaua'i, Hawai'i, has become Ground Zero in the intense political battle over genetically modified (GMO) crops in the United States. But the fight isn't just about the concerns over GMO technology. It's also about chemical pesticides.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on June 06, 2014

Is Walmart's promise to sell cheap organic products a sign of progress or the end of organic?

Posted by PR Watch Admin on June 04, 2014

President Barack Obama’s administration has done something no other has done: introduced federal rules limiting carbon emissions from the nation’s existing power plants.

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