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How Saving Energy Can Hurt Astronomy

By Brian Koberlein on Sep 17, 2017 10:44 am *********************

Artificial light has transformed human society. It frees us from the darkness, and allows us to light our homes and communities. It has also made the night sky increasingly less dark, which poses a challenge to astronomers.

And it’s […]

Urge, splurge, purge – by George Monbiot

Urge, Splurge, Purge

Posted: 15 Sep 2017 02:32 AM PDT

The demand for perpetual economic growth, and the collective madness it provokes, leads inexorably to environmental collapse

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 13th September 2017


There was “a flaw” in the theory: this is the famous admission by Alan Greenspan, former chair […]

Today: Sanders and 15 Others Introduce a Bill in Congress to provide universal health care for all Americans

Bernie Sanders: Why We Need Medicare for All

Health care activists protesting on Capitol Hill in July. CreditAaron P. Bernstein/Reuters

This is a pivotal moment in American history. Do we, as a nation, join […]