The Environment Still Needs Attention in This Election

As the race for the White House moves into the final stretch, the faltering U.S. economy is the topic as unemployment continues to hover at uncomfortably high levels throughout the country, effectively pushing other seemingly less important issues to the side. Environmental issues remain especially marginalized for a number of reasons. Still, even though environmental innovations do not always generate immediate revenue or directly create jobs, they deserve attention. Fixing the

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Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems

The Federal Reserve decided today to use quantitative easing to add $40 billion every month until the U.S. labor market improves. The architects of this dangerous strategy figure the only way to save the American economy involves injecting newly created money into the market. They believe that more quantitative easing will improve the market. It seems like few people truly understand the significance of this last ditch effort. America’s economy is truly on

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A High School Laboratory in Space

Today, YouTube ran a live streaming video concerning their Space Lab project. This project pooled the resources of several government agencies and international corporations to foster interest in space travel for the younger generations. YouTube sponsored the Space Lab contest, asking young minds to create a science experiment that will be taken to the International Space Station. Two contestants were chosen as winners in March: Amr Mohamed is an Egyptian teen

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YouTube Video Related to American Deaths in Libya

A Libyan protest that resulted in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghaz, the killing of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens, and the death of three other Americans was reportedly spurred by an anti-Muslim video made by an anonymous filmmaker. One segment of the film Innocence of Muslims makes a blatant ad hominem attack on the Islamic prophet Muhammad, characterizing him “as a womanizer, a pedophile and a homosexual, among

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Illegal Immigration Still Deserves Attention

Millions of unemployed Americans and millions more at risk of losing their homes after watching their life savings wither away to nothing are rightfully commanding both presidential candidates’ attention as the 2012 election nears. Smoke-and-mirror trickery should be the last subject on any politician’s mind at this point in American history. Nonetheless, voters have a responsibility to remind those vying for political power that some issues not being treated as

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