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GREEN IS GOOD by Meg White Economic indicators may be up, but the North Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago is not one of those places where you can see the recession receding. “You know, we have a crack house right here,” said Brenda Palms Barber, pointing to a house with a brown door across the alley. [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Government officials have darkly predicted that the sunken Deepwater Horizon oil rig — still spilling toxic fuel into the Gulf of Mexico as I write this — may indeed surpass the Exxon Valdez disaster as the “most significant” oil spill in U.S. history. As others in the media wax [...]

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GREEN IS GOOD by Meg White Over the past couple of decades, Americans have finally begun to seek out good coffee. As Folgers receded, Starbucks transcended. Yet while our coffee was once notoriously bad-tasting, today an American cuppa Joe has gotten a second bad reputation: It leaves a bad taste in the mouth of those [...]

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GREEN IS GOOD by Meg White Once the purview of radical environmentalists, at age 40, Earth Day has settled into a rut. Across the nation today, people will be pledging to use less plastic, take fewer trips to the gas station and maybe even plant a tree or two. Perhaps the ultimate sign of decline [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Oh, if only the folks at SeaWorld would just read the Bible. I’ve been hankering for a good old-fashioned whale stoning! The good folks at People for the American Way brought this little “tragicomic relief” to my attention this morning. Ever eager to capitalize on the bloodiest of news, [...]

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GREEN IS GOOD by Meg White It’s snowing, but my stomach doesn’t know it. It’s not even March yet and all I can think of is fresh, locally-grown tomatoes. I’ve ordered my vegetable garden seeds, bought my peat pots and lugged home a stack of gardening books from the library. Last night, I had a [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White The Body does not like what the hands are doing. Let me just start by saying I genuinely like Jesse┬áVentura. Of course, I was a bit embarrassed when my fellow Minnesotans elected the former wrestler to the governor’s office. I worried that Ventura was only elected thanks to his [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White In the award-winning documentary Crude, the rainbow plumes of oil spreading into pristine streams are unmistakable. The fiery landscapes might remind you of sabotaged Kuwaiti oil fields, but the surrounding forest tells you you’re looking at the Amazon. And still, the driver of the truck spreading oil waste on [...]

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Editor’s note: Blog Action Day is a moment when bloggers from all across the world and belief spectrum come together to bring attention to a specific issue. This year, that issue is climate change. At BuzzFlash, we have two special pieces for you today. You’re looking at one of them, and you can read the [...]