Keystone CloneSecond Canadian Company Completing Tar-Sands Pipeline into the U.S.

State Department agrees to 800,000 barrels per day

By Lou Dubose

According to State Department documents, annual corporate reports, and interviews with company officials and attorneys, Enbridge Inc. and its U.S. subsidiary have circumvented the pipeline permitting process. The Keystone XL pipeline may now be moot—along with environmental campaigns against the import of tar-sands oil.

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Juneteenth in November

112014_obama_speech_640For a moment, Obama was Lincolnesque

No reasonable person would equate President Barack Obama with the president who signed the Emancipation Proclamation. But for a few moments, when he looked into a TV camera and announced a decision that will allow millions of our neighbors to come out of the shadows, Barack Obama was Lincolnesque.

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42Breaking Coal’s Death Grip

Activists tackle their woes from the bottom up

By Clara Bingham Read

-3The Party That Betrayed Lincoln

The GOP of Lincoln’s age was audacious and intellectually vigorous. Now it turns to gerrymandering and political disenfranchisement to cling to power

By Scott Horton Read

-1To Save Syria, Save Assad

Our efforts will most likely prolong the war, get more people killed and have no positive result

By Peter W. Galbraith Read

fergusonLetter from Paris

Ferguson is about the vivid yet deadly hallucinations that have led us into full-blown war with ourselves

By Patricia J. Williams Read

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