Tag Archives: Public Opinion

Bruce Melton : The Climate Change Awareness Drought is Over / 1

Photo © Bruce Melton, 2012.The climate changeawareness drought is over Part One: It’s time to change the tone The shift in awareness is very encouraging and seems quite likely to be more or less permanent because the number of unprecedented … finish reading Bruce Melton : The Climate Change Awareness Drought is Over / 1

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Tom Hayden : Big Push for Peace in Afghanistan

According to CBS News, 64 percent of Americans think the number of troops in Afghanistan should be decreased.The fight for peace heats up:Will Obama go for substantialAfghanistan troop withdrawal? By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / June 12, 2011 … finish reading Tom Hayden : Big Push for Peace in Afghanistan

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Marc Estrin : Up, Up, and Away

Digital montage image by T.J. Griffin.Wings over Vermont:Up, up, and away… By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / May 25, 2011 BURLINGTON, Vermont — Though two summers away, an invitation by the mayor to discuss inviting another Burlington air … finish reading Marc Estrin : Up, Up, and Away

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Ted McLaughlin : Climate Change and Corporate Propaganda

Global warming cartoon titled “Eco-Glazing” by Vladimir Druzhinin of Russia, from Earthworks 2008 global cartoon competition / Treehugger.Causes of climate change:The corporate anti-sciencecampaign is working By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / April 26, 2011 Just three or four … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Climate Change and Corporate Propaganda

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Ted McLaughlin : Americans Don’t Want to Gamble With Social Security

Cartoon from Donklephant.Americans aren’t buying thelies about social security New polls show that idea of cutting Social Security is not popular with the American public. By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / January 24,2011 During the Great Depression one … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Americans Don’t Want to Gamble With Social Security

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Bruce Melton : I Want a Sequestration Machine for Christmas!

Photo by Bruce Melton / The Rag Blog.Climate intrigue and a change in prosperity:I want a sequestration machine for Christmas By Bruce Melton / The Rag Blog / December 23, 2010 Climate change is not just another dangerous dead-end road … finish reading Bruce Melton : I Want a Sequestration Machine for Christmas!

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Bruce Melton : Catastrophic Change and Climate Blindness

Iceberg discharge is accelerating rapidly in Greenland. Photo by Bruce Melton / The Rag Blog.Climate blindness By Bruce Melton / The Rag Blog / December 2, 2010 Bruce Melton will be Thorne Dreyer’s guest on Rag Radio, Friday, Dec. 3, … finish reading Bruce Melton : Catastrophic Change and Climate Blindness

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Lamar W. Hankins : 2010 Elections Without the Tea-Colored Glasses

Shading the truth? Tea Partier at Tax Day Rally in Pleaston, California, April 15, 2010. Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images.Looking at the electionwithout the Tea-colored glasses To draw grandiose conclusions about ‘demands of the American people’ is unsupported … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : 2010 Elections Without the Tea-Colored Glasses

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Lamar W. Hankins : 2010 Elections Without the Tea-Colored Glasses

Shading the truth? Tea Partier at Tax Day Rally in Pleasanton, California, April 15, 2010. Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images.Looking at the electionwithout the Tea-colored glasses To draw grandiose conclusions about ‘demands of the American people’ is unsupported … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : 2010 Elections Without the Tea-Colored Glasses

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Ted McLaughlin : Americans Believe Afghan War Is ‘Lost Cause’

U.S. marine at a military camp in Fallujah. Photo by Roslan Rahman / AFP.Public opinion strong against war:Afghan nation-building is ‘lost cause’ By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / October 20, 2010 Right after the 9/11 tragedy there was … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Americans Believe Afghan War Is ‘Lost Cause’

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Ted McLaughlin : Our Fear of the ‘S’ Word

Graphic from gapingvoid.Do the American people like socialismas long as we don’t call it that? By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / October 11, 2010 There is little doubt that for most Americans, “socialist” would be about the worst … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Our Fear of the ‘S’ Word

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Ted McLaughlin : Fingering Corruption in Afghanistan

President Hamid Karzai votes: Supposedly indelible ink used to mark voters’ fingers in the Afghanistan election to prevent fraud may have been easily washed off. Photo by Reuters.Ink hardly dry on electoral farce:American opinion and the Afghan fiascoBy Ted McLaughlin … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Fingering Corruption in Afghanistan

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