Saturday, April 16, 2011

Get smart about ALEC - Koch tool

Protest ALEC – APRIL 29th, 2011 | See you in Cincinnati: "They meet in secret. They write our laws. And they want us silent.

On March 15th, University of Wisconsin Professor Bill Cronon posted a study guide on his blog on the history and actions of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). He asked: What is behind the “sudden and impressively well-organized” wave of right-wing legislation targeting workers, students, women, immigrants, and the environment in state legislatures? He found that all roads led to ALEC."

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The World at a Crossroads

The World at a Crossroads: "Generally, we should desire higher gasoline prices in the United States (around $3 to $4 per gallon), because higher prices should moderate our consumption of this valuable natural resource, which we have been wasting for many years now, by making us switch to energy-efficient or alternative energy-powered cars, trucks, other transportation and appliances."