Latinos Mobilize to Save Rooftop Solar in California

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Refugio Mata: Our leaders in Sacramento need to choose – stand with the big utility lobby or stand with the majority of Californians that want more rooftop solar, not less.

Big Oil’s War on the Sun

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JP Sotille: Just imagine—what if people could stop burning oil and gas and even coal, and just use these miracle devices to transform Old Sol’s sunny disposition into the power needed to run just about everything?

Fracking: Corruption a Part of Pennsylvania’s Heritage

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Walter Brasch: Mixed into the state’s energy production is not only a symbiotic relationship of business and government, but a history of corruption and influence-peddling.

Solar Peace, or Blood for Oil: The Need to Broaden the Peace Movement

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Tom Hayden: In his State of the Union address, President Obama opened a door through which the peace, labor and environmental movements should march, towards an energy future not dependent on resource wars.

Antonio’s State of the City: Can’t We All Get Along — It’s Now or Never

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Here’s my favorite line from Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s “State of the City” speech Tuesday: “When challenges seem daunting, it’s always helpful to recall the old Japanese proverb: ‘Adversity is the foundation of virtue.’ ” My personal favorite proverb comes from my mother: “Actions speak louder than words.” I’ve been struggling since last night to put [...]

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