Power Politics: The Race to Dam the Mekong is Shortsighted

Power Politics: The Race to Dam the Mekong is Shortsighted

April 14, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion + Politics, Politics

In 146 BCE, the Romans laid waste to the city of Carthage, killing or enslaving the population of 400,000. The Conqueror Scipio Africanus-- weeping in his moment of victory-- turned to his mentor and said “all cities, nations, and authorities must, like men, meet their doom” thinking of his beloved...

Market Meltdown: Nuclear is an Expensive Way to Reduce Emissions

Market Meltdown: Nuclear is an Expensive Way to Reduce Emissions

Senior Editor, William Robertson

April 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the early 1950s, many energy experts envisaged a “nuclear age”-- a world harnessing the power of the atom to provide cheap, clean energy for everyone. Nuclear energy never climbed above 10% of global energy generation. As America struggles to find a new landscape for energy production, the old...

In the Shadow of Giants

In the Shadow of Giants

Nick Schafer, Contributor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Featured, Local News

Looming over the working class neighborhoods of Richmond, CA, the Chevron refinery casts a shadow over the community. While most of us see Chevron only on street corners, the name is a household mainstay. It predates the town itself, and the complex is a keystone of the local community. It is the single...

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