Usurious CompuCredit Sued by FDIC, FTC for Over $200 Million

CompuCredit, an Atlanta-based credit firm that services usurious credit cards and loan products, which harvest fees and high interest charges off of low-income families with poor credit scores, is accused of deceiving and taking advantage of its customers.

Recycling Waste to Generate Power

Cogeneration—also known as combined heat and power, distributed generation, or recycled energy—is the simultaneous production of two or more forms of energy from a single fuel source.

Cuba Pays Tribute to Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

The Cuban and the US flags fluttered together on June 19 by a monument dedicated to Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, who were unjustly executed 55 years ago by fascist forces in the United States.

Former Carter Appointee Warns Against Nuclear Power, Coal, Foreign Oil

Several dozen people arrived at The Carter Center Wednesday night, June 11, 2008, to listen to award-winning energy expert and environmentalist S. David Freeman, whose new book sheds light on America’s deadly addiction to 'three poisons': foreign oil, coal, and nuclear power.

Climate Change Intensifying Disastrous Weather in North America, Report Finds

As John McCain campaigns on a pledge of increasing greenhouse gas emissions by launching new offshore oil drilling and refusing to make caps on emissions by big polluters mandatory, new government data indicates that the effects of global climate change, caused by greenhouse gas emissions, are intensifying.

Sebelius Clean Energy Agenda a Model for US

Leading Obama V.P. candidate Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius will speak in Denver on how America can follow Kansas' lead to a clean future based on her remarkable struggle to lead Kansas into a sustainable energy future.

What Part of 'Bring the Troops Home' Don't You Understand?

Anticipating the approval of a record-shattering $165 billion more for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, United for Peace and Justice, the nation's largest coalition of anti-war groups, reminded Congress that the people of this country do not support the continued presence of U.S. troops in Iraq.

How do You Say Justice in Mixteco?

Erasto Vasquez was surprised to see a forklift appear one morning outside his trailer near the corner of East and Springfield, two small rural roads deep in the grapevines ten miles southwest of Fresno.

Rise and Fall of the Ultra Right

With the presidential primaries come to a close and the general election only months away, it seems apparent that the ultra-right forces that have enjoyed unprecedented power and influence are about to taste the bitter fruit of defeat.

Critics Continue to Slam Bush-McCain Offshore Drilling Scheme

The Bush-McCain offshore oil drilling proposal is taking more hits. This time from Republicans. According to the Miami Herald, Republican Florida state legislator Marc Rubio described the Bush-McCain claim that new offshore drilling would lower gas prices as 'disingenuous.'

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