Bill Would Reauthorize Brownfields Program

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), the top Democrat on the Energy and Commerce Committee and Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY), top Democrat on the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee, introduced the Brownfields Authorization Increase Act (H.R. 5782) to boost funding to…

Police are whiter than those they serve

The killings of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, have sparked renewed debate over the incendiary issue of law enforcement and race but opposite ends of the political spectrum are drawing very different conclusions while looking at the same situation.…

Derivatives trader pleaded guilty

A former Coöperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleebank B.A. (Rabobank) derivatives trader, who worked in Hong Kong and Singapore as the bank’s Head of Money Market and Derivatives Trading for Northeast Asia, pleaded guilty this month to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank…

Dear Donald

Americans are frustrated and angry and scared. You’ve channeled this into your nomination. Americans are also good. We’re generous and courageous and kind. That’s what you’ve missed. A single mom in Birmingham who taught her son how to rise while…

Filmmaker obliterates Republican Donald Trump

Filmmaker Ken Burns warns college graduates to join the patriotic battle to stop presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. Burns scolds for his virulently xenophobic rhetoric, his divisive rabble-rousing and how his very nomination is an unforgivable insult to our democracy. Speaking…

Terror returns to France

As the French celebrated a holiday that is roughly their equal of America’s Independence Day, complete with fireworks and patriotic music, a fanatic madman drove a three ton truck through a crowd of people. Authorities say at least 84 people…