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February 19, 2016, 8am PST
Flint, Michigan is not an anomaly.
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April 13, 2010, 5am PDT
Jo Comerford of the National Priorities Project reports on how one New York state mayor is addressing the interconnections between municipal budget shortfalls and federal spending on warfare.
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December 2, 2009, 12pm PST
Andy Kroll wanders through the rubble of California's subprime crisis and finds homeowners waiting 10-12 hours in lines for mortgage relief, plummeting property values, and what may be the seeds of more foreclosures to come.
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September 24, 2009, 11am PDT
Michael Klare believes that our transition from petroleum to sustainable energy sources will not be easy, smooth or peaceful.
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September 18, 2009, 5am PDT
Dusty "red snow" in the Rockies, plunging water levels in Lake Mead and California's forest fires are all signs that the West is drying up, writes Chip Ward.
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March 24, 2009, 6am PDT
Likening the impact of the economic crisis to a dirty bomb or a "second 9/11", Tom Engelhardt takes the reader on a tour of what remains of his once-vibrant New York neighborhood.
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February 24, 2009, 5am PST
Towns and small cities dependent on one or two industries are reeling in the face of the economic downturn and major budget cuts. Can the nation's large cities be far behind?
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January 9, 2009, 10am PST
The unexpected plunge in oil prices is leading to declining investments in renewables and may prove politically destabilizing, argues Michael Klare.
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November 21, 2008, 7am PST
A lot of pundits have been seeing in the Obama presidency a chance to invest large amounts of federal dollars on green infrastructure. Not yet, argues Mike Davis.
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June 27, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Mike Davis wonders if the excesses of Dubai portend a rapidly-warming and deteriorating world of diverging urban fortunes, where a minority live in eco-friendly luxury, while most endure polluted squalor.</p>
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June 2, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Tom Engelhardt explores the architectural and political significance of the mammoth US embassy construction project in Baghdad.</p>
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July 15, 2005, 1pm PDT
Mike Davis on Dubai's plans to become the "luxury-consumer paradise of the Middle East and South Asia."
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April 20, 2005, 8am PDT
America's home-equity-as-ATM-machine scheme is about to explode, says Mike Davis.
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March 31, 2005, 2pm PST
Homeownership has no "mystical virtue" that makes the owner more valuable to society, writes Mark Winston Griffith
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March 2, 2005, 6am PST
Climate change appears to be the driving force behind conflicts in some parts of Africa. If the developing world wants to head off such conflicts, cutting emmissions must be a priority.
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February 1, 2005, 12pm PST
The impacts of tax cuts and the sluggish economy may mean reductions in spending on social programs and the environment when the budget is unveiled next week.
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January 22, 2005, 11am PST
A host of economic and political forces are leading to growing concern about the bursting of an "historically unprecedented credit bubble" that could lead to a collapse of the U.S. economy.
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January 18, 2005, 12pm PST
The Iraqi city of Falluja may require more than $1 billion to rebuild; the U.S. is promising a fraction of that.
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September 28, 2004, 8am PDT
The extreme weather ravaging the Carribean and Florida may well be linked to climate change -- but you'd never know it by watching the news.
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February 10, 2004, 5am PST
Mike Davis warns that concentrated poverty and poor santitation in Asian and African slums could cause a worldwide public health catastrophe.
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