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Environmental Champion: Connecticut Representative Chris Murphy

Environmental Champion: Connecticut Representative Chris Murphy

The prospects for any progressive legislation to emerge from the House of Representatives in the near future became considerably more bleak after the last of a whopping sixty-three new Republicans was sworn in earlier this month, all eager to combat “ObamaCare,” “Obammunism,” and hopefully also more cheesy permutations of the president’s name. However, environmental initiatives […]

Sex And Politics Make For Bedfellows In Italy

Sex And Politics Make For Bedfellows In Italy

World politics can be depressing and saddening. In America, the Republicans are attempting to hammer to smithereens anything they think Obama might favor. In Haiti we are still waiting to see if Baby Doc has returned to face the music for his murderous reign, or to hear the music as he ascends to power once […]

Haitian Politics: Baby Doc is Back

Haitian Politics: Baby Doc is Back

The tension of everyday life in Palestine is palpable. Armed conflict is possible at any turn in a battle as old as the land itself. Ireland spent years in what was euphemistically called “the troubles.” That expression referred to British rule that robbed the nation of its rights and doomed generations to grow up under […]

Obama: Cave-in Now Appears to be Clever Tactic

Obama: Cave-in Now Appears to be Clever Tactic

President Obama has surprised on both sides of the aisle with recent clever tactics, that initially seemed to be a total and complete cave-in to the Republicans. The liberal left was initially quite upset by the recent so called “compromise” with Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell on the issue of the Bush Tax Cuts. Senate […]