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Iowa and Democratic Funders' Delusions

Iowa’s App-pocalyse was typical of a system that squanders resources on actors far from the action. There’s a better way to spend that money.

By Lara Putnam

Sometimes, Too Much Is…Too Much

Progressives have a proposal for everything. But as we Australian Laborites learned this year, that can open you up to attack.

By Wayne Swan

Revoking the California Waiver: A Catastrophe for Climate Justice

Not only will Trump's revocation of the California Clean Air Act waiver be bad for the environment: It is also racially and economically discriminatory.

By Jake Levine

Why Wind and Solar Aren't Enough

Both suffer from an intermittency problem. A plausible back-up source is needed—and there's only one.

By William Budinger

Can Batteries Save the Day?

Wind and solar power are great. But eventually the sun sets and the wind stops.

By William Budinger