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Cheater economics

Feb. 27, 2012 / Posted by: Brent Blackwelder / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

Cheaters are lurking in the U.S. economy, corrupting what should be an honest game of production, commerce, and trade. “Cheater economics” refers to the corporate welfare system in which corporations are given special tax subsidies and...

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Liquid coal is a bad choice

Feb. 14, 2012 / Posted by: Ben Schreiber / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Climate and Energy

Friends of the Earth has been monitoring the Medicine-Bow liquid coal facility since we first discovered that the Department of Energy is considering giving the project a loan guarantee. Medicine-Bow is a bellwether project because if completed it...

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24 hours to stop Keystone XL

Feb. 13, 2012 / Posted by: Kim Huynh / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Climate and Energy

UPDATE Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. EST: We've smashed through our initial goal of half a million and are now over 672,000 messages to the Senate! Unfortunately, some of Big Oil’s bought-and-paid-for friends in the Senate are putting the heat on as w...

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