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U.S. Climate Denial Will Not Die Quietly

Leave climate change deniers to the lunatic fringe

Those engaged in efforts to enlighten climate deniers can learn a great deal from the long history of the anti-evolution movement. Almost one hundred years ago this month, a young high school teacher by the name of John Thomas Scopes went on trial for teaching Darwinian evolution. To this day, the science of evolution has been under siege. Climate denial is like resistance to evolution in that it is an irrational position rooted in faith rather …

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Republican Resistance to Green Jobs

The Republican party - the party of NO

With the celebration of Labor Day earlier this week, and widespread concerns about unemployment, it is fitting that we take a look at green jobs. Polls indicate that unemployment could severely hurt Democrats in the midterm elections and if Republican subterfuge succeeds in November, it will make an already difficult road impassable. On Labor Day Monday, President Obama traveled to Milwaukee to give a Labor Day speech to the …

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