mongering short list

“Medicare Scare-Mongering,” New York Times, 9/26/09 The New York Times decried and debunked Republican “scare-mongering” on what health insurance reform would mean for Medicare. As the Times says, for Republicans to “posture as vigilant protectors of Medicare” reeks of “cynicism and hypocrisy,” considering that they have “in the past tried to pare back Medicare.” o […]

walking the watt

Chris Tobias: Underlying the carbon-cutting question are: Where will the new energy industries be located? Who will be building the wind turbines, solar panels and highly efficient light emitting diodes? The countries that cut carbon emissions fastest will have a competitive advantage. Stabilizing the earth’s climate is a complex undertaking and fraught with risk. If […]