Politics

Climate & Energy

The world’s most important Mad Lib will be filled by ________

This week in Peru, delegates are creating the framework for a deal to fight global warming. Next year, they'll fill in the blanks.

Climate & Energy

Why this U.N. climate summit is especially important

There's more optimism than usual about the two-week negotiating session in Lima, Peru.

Food

Less food stamps = more hunger. Duh!

The idea that cutting food assistance will help move poor people towards self-sufficiency looks like a pipe dream.

Politics

Politico’s normal, awful story on EPA’s new air rule

In the odd world of political media, whiny business interests are quoted extensively, while health benefits to the public are ignored.

Climate & Energy

Here’s what you need to know about Obama’s new rules on ozone and smog

You can be thankful that the air you breathe will soon be a little cleaner. And if we all push the EPA, it might get even cleaner still.

Politics

This Native American activist was kicked out of the Senate for singing thanks

"Goosebumps crawled up my arms and I thought to myself, SING! Sing you fool!" says Greg Grey Cloud, the Sioux whose song made Elizabeth Warren grimace.

Food

In Oregon, GMO labeling lost by 800 votes. Now it’s getting a recount

Corrected ballots tightened the race enough to trigger an automatic recount, so the initiative gets another lease on life.

Living

7 tips for averting family disaster at the holiday dinner table

For this year’s holidays and beyond, you may never have to have a political argument with a family member again.

Food

Giving thanks for our messy food system — and for the chance to fix it

Changing how we farm and eat is always going to be hard -- but there are some principles everyone, regardless of political leaning, can embrace.

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