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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White This week you may¬†catch the sliver of media coverage regarding the 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill — and, regretfully, there will only be a sliver, for a variety of reasons. Unfortunately, a lot of the people telling the story have spoken to Big Oil before [...]

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A BUZZFLASH INTERVIEW People want to pass a sustainable future — a living planet — on to their kids. That crosses red and blue. And the indigenous people call it the “Well, duh.” People are saying, “Well, how are we going to do that?” Because it’s not coming from the top down, and people really [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White This is the fouth article in a series addressing the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Click here for part 1, here for part 2 and here for part 3. Coming to the end of this series, I’m struck by how much Exxon learned — [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White This is the third in a series addressing the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Click here for part 1 and here for part 2. John Platt, a third-generation fisherman who lost almost everything in the Exxon Valdez oil spill, said that his pride in [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White This is the second in a series addressing the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Click here for part 1. You’d be hard-pressed to find a newspaper in this country that didn’t contain at least one heart-breaking story of financial woe on any given day. [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White This is the first in a series addressing the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. The 20th anniversary of the biggest, deadliest oil spill in our nation’s history is coming up next month. It will no doubt be a somber occasion. But for those who [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White So, let me get this straight: House Republicans are slamming Dems using advice from drug-addled cheaters who are literally in bed with oil executives? Yes, sadly enough, that is one way to refer to the Interior Department’s Minerals Management Service. The House voted this week to pass an [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White In the news Tuesday were two seemingly unrelated stories about the heels of the proverbial loaf of war. In an op-ed in The New York Times, two former secretaries of state revealed the findings of a bipartisan commission studying how the decision to go to war should be [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Recent environmental news got me thinking about French religious philosophy — particularly, Blaise Pascal, who once posited the idea that has now become known as “Pascal’s Wager.” You could also call it the “What is there to lose?” theory on religious belief. Basically, he said that believing in [...]