Economist: US Producing More Goods And Less CO2

Energy | Andrew Follett
A 500ml beaker filled with CO2 infront of a pile of money, representing the business interest behind the Global Warming scare (Shutterstock.com / mikeledray)

‘Impressive’

US, Canada Natural Gas Exports Chip Away At Russian Dominance

Energy | Andrew Follett
Gas burner with Russian coins (Credit linavita/Shutterstock.com)

Canadian and American natural gas exports allow our European allies to reduce their dependence on Russia.

See How A Nuclear Power Plant Helps The Environment This Earth Day

Energy | Andrew Follett
A windmill is seen near the Doel's nuclear plant in northern Belgium August 20, 2014. Two Belgian nuclear reactors owned by GDF-Suez unit Electrabel may remain offline until spring and may need to be halted permanently. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

The area around the reactors even contains 3 bald eagle nests

Equal Pay Day Revisited: Why The Gender Pay Gap Is Still A Myth

Business | Guy Bentley
People carry bags reading 'equal pay day' during a protest a day before International Women's Day, in Bern

Gender pay gap delusions persist

Top Policy Analyst Tells TED What's Really Solving Global Poverty

World | Connor D. Wolf

‘It was the free enterprise system spreading around the world after 1970 that did that’

Senator Floats Alternative To Gov't Overreach On 'Gender Wage Gap'

Business | Connor D. Wolf

‘We need to allow employees to engage in an open dialogue about their salaries’

American Oil Imports Hit 45 Year Low

Energy | Andrew Follett
An oil tanker sits anchored off the Fos-Lavera oil hub near Marseille, France, in this October 15, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

America passed Russia in oil production last year and now produces more oil than any other country.

Discredited 'Silent Spring' Is Still Being Taught In College Classrooms

Energy | Andrew Follett
Varshini Prakash of the Divestment Student Network leads chants of "I believe that we will win" during the 'Our Generation, Our Choice' protest near the White House in downtown Washington November 9, 2015. The Monday march to highlight race, climate, and immigration issues was timed to mark exactly one year until the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to protesters. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Silent Spring had huge cultural and political impacts’

Think Tank: Banning E-Cigarettes Would Harm Public Health And Hurt The Poor

US | Guy Bentley
A man smokes an electronic cigarette vaporizer, also known as an e-cigarette, in Toronto, August 7, 2015. Many of the world's junior miners are laying down their picks and shovels to start new ventures ranging from egg exporting to e-cigarette company, as they as try to survive a crash in metals prices by shifting away from exploration. Picture taken on August 7, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Banning e-cigarettes in public housing could damage public health

Liberals Finally Admit A Carbon Tax Will Hurt Poor Families

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. Senator Whitehouse and Senators from the Senate Climate Action Task Force gather on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘A carbon tax would be regressive’

China's Currency Just Got A Major International Boost

Business | Juliegrace Brufke
Chinese 100 yuan banknotes are seen in this picture illustration taken in Beijing in this July 11, 2013 file photo. Foreign asset managers are preparing to increase their exposure to yuan-denominated bonds, as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) looks likely this month, November 2015, to approve the inclusion of China's "redback" into its currency basket. To match CHINA-YUAN/INTERNATIONALISATION REUTERS/Jason Lee/Files

The renminbi will join the U.S. dollar, pound sterling, euro and Japanese yen as a global reserve currency.

Gender Pay Gap Has Almost Nothing To Do With Discrimination, Says Top Economist

US | Guy Bentley
Woman slapping man (Credit: Getty Images)

Top economist knocks down 17 percent gender pay gap claim

Study: Everything You Thought You Knew About US Poverty Could Be Wrong

US | Guy Bentley
Food Stamp Program

Our poverty statistics are riddled with errors

REPORT: Seattle Wage Hike Off To 'Pretty Bad Start,' Kills 700 Jobs

Business | Connor D. Wolf

‘It looks like the Seattle minimum wage hike is getting off to a pretty bad start’

'Code Pink' Protester Interrupts Cheney's Iran Nuclear Deal Speech

Politics | Christian Datoc

‘Dick Cheney is a war criminal!’

Dick Cheney Calls Iran Deal 'Madness'

World | Ivan Plis

‘Providing them with a pathway to a nuclear arsenal is not an act of peace’

Did Ashley Madison Users Expose Government Secrets?

US | Ethan Barton

‘All you need is one person dumb enough to open the email’

Seattle Restaurants Lose 1,000 Jobs As A Result Of Recent Minimum Wage

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Labor activists wait for the Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to sign into law an ordinance raising the minimum wage to USD 15 an hour by 2020, in Los Angeles, California on June 13, 2015. Los Angeles is the first major city to sign the ordinance and the increase will be USD 6 from the current USD 9 per hour. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

‘The largest one month job decline since a 1,300 drop in January 2009’

How The GOP CAN Bring Back Reagan Optimism

Politics | Sumner Park

‘He won because he was the optimistic candidate’