We Are All Aboard the Pequod

Chris Hedges TruthDig.com The most prescient portrait of the American character and our ultimate fate as a species is found in Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.” Melville makes our murderous obsessions, our hubris, violent impulses, moral weakness and inevitable self-destruction visible in his chronicle of a whaling voyage. He is our...

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Obama’s Fracked-Up Climate Strategy Will Guarantee Global Warming Disaster

Nafeez Ahmed The Guardian/UK Fatally flawed energy policies and inadequate emissions pledges cannot prevent dangerous climate change President Obama’s much-anticipated speech at Georgetown University unveiling America’s new climate change strategy offers welcome re-affirmation of the US government’s recognition of global warming dangers. Plans to regulate coal plants, beef up defences...

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