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Thursday, July 28, 2011 09:08 am
In a close vote, the House recently passed a provision that undercuts one of the most successful environmental programs of the decade – one that requires all light bulbs – including the in...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 04:15 pm
I just read Gar Alperovitz’s article, “The New-Economy Movement,” which explained how the American Sustainable Business Council and the New Economy Network are demonstrating that com...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:15 pm
John W. Kindt, a U of I business and legal policy professor, is an expert on environmental law who has studied the regulation of nuclear power since the 1970s. He discusses the future of nuclear power...
Thursday, July 7, 2011 11:54 pm
Some of our nation’s biggest corporations are planning a tax holiday and they want you to pick up the tab.Actually, you already pay for their routine tax avoidance through the use of tax havens ...
Thursday, June 23, 2011 03:01 am
If there was any doubt about the broken state of our prison system, recent news should put it to rest.The Global Commission on Drug Policy, made up of former presidents and other luminaries from the U...
Thursday, June 9, 2011 02:30 am
This is a shortened version of Kenley Wade’s keynote address delivered June 5 at the annual Race Unity Rally at the State Capitol rotunda.The Emancipation Proclamation ended the slavery of Afric...
Thursday, June 2, 2011 01:53 am
On May 17, 2011, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released a report entitled “Occupational Employment and Wages – May 2010.” This report summarizes the numerical skeleton of the ...


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