The House Oversight Committee heard testimony about the fossil fuel industry’s multimillion dollar campaign to suppress knowledge of their contributions to the climate crisis.
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By Zachary Mider. This article was first published on Bloomberg. Robert Mercer is one of the wealthiest, most secretive, influential, and reactionary Republicans in the country. In 2010, Arthur Robinson, a research chemist, decided to run for Congress in southern Oregon. Robinson, now 73, was not your average candidate. In a lab on a sheep […]
By Informed Rant. This podcast was first published on SoundCloud. Welcome to Informed Rant, this week we have John Kiriakou, 15-year veteran of the CIA and whistleblower, on to discuss many aspects of the intelligence community. First looking at Russian hacking and the CIA, president-elect Trump’s refusal to listen to his daily intelligence briefing. Also, […]
By Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch. Thanks to global warming and the vagaries of Nature, this has been a long, hot summer all over the northern hemisphere, including much of the United States. If only that were the worst of it! Bad weather pales in comparison to the refugee crisis in […]