Right now, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is considering lifting a temporary ban on fracking in New York. Lifting this temporary ban would threaten communities' health, pollute vital water sources, open up peoples' lands to gas exploration, and speed up global climate change. Communities across the
Historic Blair Mountain, the site of one of the largest labor uprisings in U.S. history, in 1921, is under assault by the coal industry. Coal companies have plans to literally blast Blair Mountain off the map through a process called mountaintop removal mining -- the most destructive form of coal
Dolphins are dying at alarmingly high rates in Florida's Indian River Lagoon, a shallow estuary closed off from the Atlantic Ocean by barrier beaches. This place of white sands, seagrasses, and abundant wildlife has become over-saturated by harmful nitrogen pollutants, with a black, mucky bottom,
CPJ began compiling detailed records on all journalist deaths in 1992. CPJ staff members independently investigate and verify the circumstances behind each death. CPJ considers a case work-related only when its staff is reasonably certain that a journalist was killed in direct reprisal for his or
---------------This video was produced in 2008, some statistics have since changed.--------------- The facts: -The cost of College has increased at double, or triple the rate of inflation for decades. Today, the average undergraduate borrower will leave school with about $30,000 in debt.