24 November 2014
Residents of Maui County, Hawai'i voted on November 4 to ban the growing of genetically modified (GMO) crops on the islands of Maui, Lanai, and Molokai until scientific studies are conducted on their... more
19 November 2014
The world's population of Monarch butterflies has been declining for at least the last ten years, according to researchers at the University of Kansas. Some estimates suggest a 90 percent drop since... more
05 November 2014
At least twenty American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) member state legislators and alumni ran for higher office in Tuesday's election, in races from U.S. House and Senate to governor and other... more
03 November 2014
Voters in cities and states across the United States voted on a number of ballot propositions affecting the environment on Tuesday, November 4. Initiatives Ban Fracking and Address Management... more
29 October 2014
As you stock up on candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters and prepare to inspect your children's candy haul, do you know where those treats were made, and by whom? Many candy brands are considered... more
21 October 2014
The Kochs are spending big to advance the career of American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) leader Thom Tillis. The Koch brothers' new Super PAC, Freedom Partners Action Fund (FPAF) --... more
08 October 2014
A recent Rolling Stone article documenting Koch Industries' "lucrative blend of pollution, speculation, law-bending and self-righteousness" over the last few decades has sparked a string of personal... more
30 September 2014
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., Occidental Petroleum, International Paper, and Overstock.com are the latest corporations to say they have left the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) after a... more
30 September 2014
Mining of the fine-grain sand needed for hydraulic fracturing, known as frac sand, is putting communities in Wisconsin and Minnesota at risk, according to a new report by the Civil Society Institute'... more
16 September 2014
The Center for Media and Democracy/Progressive Inc. (CMD) has joined more than 50 watchdog, advocacy, and labor groups in sending a letter to Google asking it to cut its ties to the American... more


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