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Tom Corbett became the only GOP incumbent governor not re-elected for a second term in the recent 2014 mid-term elections. Backed by the powerful oil and gas industry, it appears this overwhelming industry support may have cost Corbett a second term.
This report not only exposes the lobbying apparatus that has successfully opened the door for LNG exports, but also the PR professionals paid to sell them to the U.S. public.
Over the last few weeks, as the situation in Syria and Iraq has deteriorated, we've seen politicians in the West become more bellicose about the "threat" of terrorism to our way of life.
The government’s case for shale looked increasingly shaky last week as a draft Defra report on the potential impact of fracking in rural areas was released with most crucial information simply removed.
This raises the question: To what extent can the Transition movement avoid the pain, hardship, and conflict historically associated with significant social movements...?
Although Transition isn’t party political, it’s a global social movement that seeks to create massive social and economic change.
..."Is Transtion political?"...Transition is absolutely political.
Criticising Transition for being explicitly apolitical, and for not engaging in the political system in the conventional way feels, to me, like criticising a spoon for not being very good at cutting bread.
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