Disaster

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

February 28, 2014
Nuclear expert David Lochbaum and award-winning journalist Susan Stranahan discuss the weaknesses in nuclear regulation and whether the United States has the proper safeguards to protect its citizens from a similar disaster

Japan

February 28, 2014
Nuclear expert David Lochbaum and award-winning journalist Susan Stranahan discuss the weaknesses in nuclear regulation and whether the United States has the proper safeguards to protect its citizens from a similar disaster

Scarlett Johansson Controversy Brings International Attention to BDS Movement

February 6, 2014

Shir Hever: From John Kerry’s recent boycott remarks to Oxfam dropping actress Scarlet Johansson over her support for West Bank-operated Sodastream, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement continues to build solidarity with the Palestinian cause

Reality Asserts Itself - Ralph Nader

December 20, 2013
Ralph Nader and Paul Jay discuss Ralph’s decision to stay in the Florida race and what an electoral strategy could be now

Are Contractors Responsible for Oil Spill Clean-Up Profiting from Negligence? pt2

December 5, 2013

Scott Smith: Oil spill contractors deliberately avoid using proper clean-up technology, thereby exacerbating oil spill disasters in order to profit

American Raids in Libya & Somalia Expose Military Lawlessness

October 17, 2013

Michael Ratner: The U.S violates international law with kidnappings and armed attacks in sovereign countries The recent raids in Libya and Somalia expose the “utter lawlessness of the U.S. military, the U.S. government, and the CIA,” said Michael Ratner, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights. “What's shocking about it is, of course, the…

Why Climate Deniers Are Plain Wrong

September 30, 2013

Arctic sea ice, Greenland ice sheet, Arctic methane are all key to climate change

Company Responsible for Deadly Oil Train Crash Says It Won’t Pay, TransCanada Pushes Pipeline Deal

August 1, 2013

Yves Engler: Tragedy in Canadian town turns into an opportunity for some to argue that pipeline transport is safer, when the real argument should be against an oil-driven economy

Debate on Obama’s Climate Change Strategy Part II

July 25, 2013

Nafeez Ahmed and David Roberts discuss and debate Obama’s climate change policies pt 2

Obama Climate Change Strategy: Politically Realistic or Strategy for Disaster?

July 25, 2013

Nafeez Ahmed and David Roberts discuss and debate the question “Are Obama’s policies pushing things as far as politically possible or is he failing to alert Americans to the urgent danger of climate change?” pt.1

Obama’s Carbon Reduction Plan “Will Guarantee Global Warming Disaster”

June 26, 2013

Nafeez Ahmed: Environmental activists need to redouble efforts to demand Obama reject Keystone XL, abandon hydrofracking, and adopt tougher emission standards