Ken Silverstein

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Name: Ken Silverstein
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Coal Miners Under Pressure as Prices Fall and Governments Look to Alternative Energy Supplies

The future does not look good for coal miners. Increasing government regulations, environmental concerns and public opinion in favor of energy alternatives are threatening the resource’s market share, and to top that all off, coal prices have hit record ... [Published Coal Investing News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Innovators Project: Teen Wonder: Taylor Wilson

AdvertisementTaylor Wilson never just got interested in things."He got obsessed," says his father, Kenneth. "Whatever he was involved in, he went at it nonstop. Even getting him to eat was a big trick. Sometimes it still is."In elementary school in Texarkana, ... [Published National Geographic - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Is California the next fracking frontier?

California's Monterey Shale formation contains more shale oil than anywhere else in the country, but its geology and dry climate make it difficult to extract. Extremely dry conditions are also taking a toll on California's power plants. By Ken Silverstein ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

This Week in ‘Nation’ History: Since FDR We've Been Fighting To Get Money Out of Politics

The Supreme Court’s decision last week in McCutcheon v. FEC is only the latest in a long line of setbacks for the cause of campaign finance reform. The robust, if insufficient, state and federal regulations which took decades to establish are being rapidly ... [Published The Nation - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

Thorium: a safer nuclear power

Thorium: a safer nuclear powerIn the same month as the Three Mile Island and Fukushima nuclear disasters, China announces it is speeding up its research into so-called molten salt reactors that can run on thorium.  If it succeeds, it would create a ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Three Mile Island anniversary: the lesson the nuclear industry refuses to learn

Three Mile Island anniversary: the lesson the nuclear industry refuses to learnThirty-five years after the world's first nuclear-power scare, the nuclear industry hasn't learned the most basic lesson from Three Mile Island: Get accurate information ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Three Mile Island anniversary: the lesson the nuclear industry refuses to learn

Thirty-five years after the world's first nuclear-power scare, the nuclear industry hasn't learned the most basic lesson from Three Mile Island: Get accurate information to the public in a timely manner. By Ken Silverstein posted March 28, 2014 at 8:00 ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

FBI Dumps Southern Poverty Law Center as Hate Crimes Resource

:45 PM PDT post a commentChristian groups are celebrating with the news that the Federal Bureau of Investigation appears to have scrubbed the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) from its hate crimes webpage, where the controversial group was listed ... [Published Breitbart.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Your Guide to the Developing and Hilarious War Between RT and Neocons

Yesterday afternoon I belately sat down with Liz Wahl , the former RT reporter who resigned on the air in protest of the Crimean incursion. We happened to meet up right after the left-leaning site TruthDig ran a piece that connected a bunch of facts that ... [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

New York pipeline blast shakes up an industry

New York City's fatal pipeline blast focuses new attention on the aging pipeline infrastructure, some of it more than a century old. With the natural gas industry needing at least 29,000 more miles of pipeline to meet new demand, can the system expand ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 2 reports

Fukushima, Three Years Later

Josh Keating takes in the effects of the March 2011 meltdown:About 100,000 people are  still living in temporary housing , and Japan has so far built only 3.5 percent of the new houses promised to people in heavily affected prefectures. CBS reports that ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

“Nuclear Generation is here and now.”

On Fox News Sunday, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ken.) said that this is what he would do to counter the Russians in Ukraine: “I would do something differently from the president,” Paul said . “I would immediately get every obstacle out of the way for ... [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Mar 11 2014]

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Writing at the Harper's Magazine blog in 2007, Ken Silverstein said, "what [the splc] does best... is to raise obscene amounts of money by hyping fears about the power of [right-wing fringe] groups; hence the splc has become the nation's richest 'civil rights' organization."

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Coal Miners Under Pressure as Prices Fall and G... [Published Coal Investing News - Apr 17 2014]
The Innovators Project: Teen Wonder: Taylor Wilson [Published National Geographic - Apr 14 2014]
Is California the next fracking frontier? [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 11 2014]
This Week in ‘Nation’ History: Since FDR We've ... [Published The Nation - Apr 05 2014]
Thorium: a safer nuclear power [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Mar 31 2014]
Three Mile Island anniversary: the lesson the n... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Mar 30 2014]
Thorium: a safer nuclear power [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Mar 30 2014]
Thorium: a safer nuclear power [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 28 2014]
Three Mile Island anniversary: the lesson the n... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 28 2014]
FBI Dumps Southern Poverty Law Center as Hate C... [Published Breitbart.com - Mar 27 2014]
FBI Dumps Southern Poverty Law Center as Hate C... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 27 2014]
Follow the Money: Three Energy Export Congressi... [Published SPi World News - Mar 26 2014]
Your Guide to the Developing and Hilarious War ... [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 20 2014]
How Cold War-hungry Neocons stage managed RT an... [Published Sott.net - Mar 20 2014]
New York pipeline blast shakes up an industry [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 18 2014]
General James Jones Didn't Disclose Industry Ti... [Published SPi World News - Mar 13 2014]
Fukushima, Three Years Later [Published Atlantic Monthly - Mar 13 2014]
Fukushima, Three Years Later [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 13 2014]
“Nuclear Generation is here and now.” [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Mar 11 2014]
Three years after Fukushima tragedy, Japan make... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 11 2014]
What We Are Reading [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Mar 10 2014]
Al Jazeera Fires Reporter Who Questioned Object... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Dec 09 2013]
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Thorium: a safer nuclear power [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Mar 31 2014]
Thorium: a safer nuclear powerIn the same month as the Three Mile Island and Fukushima nuclear disasters, China announces it is speeding up its research into so-called molten salt reactors that can run on thorium.  If it succeeds, it would create a ...
Three Mile Island anniversary: the lesson the n... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Mar 30 2014]
Three Mile Island anniversary: the lesson the nuclear industry refuses to learnThirty-five years after the world's first nuclear-power scare, the nuclear industry hasn't learned the most basic lesson from Three Mile Island: Get accurate information ...
Thorium: a safer nuclear power [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Mar 30 2014]
Thorium: a safer nuclear powerIn the same month as the Three Mile Island and Fukushima nuclear disasters, China announces it is speeding up its research into so-called molten salt reactors that can run on thorium.  If it succeeds, it would create a ...
FBI Dumps Southern Poverty Law Center as Hate C... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 27 2014]
Christian groups are celebrating with the news that the Federal Bureau of Investigation appears to have scrubbed the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) from its hate crimes webpage, where the controversial group was listed as a resource and referred ...
Fukushima, Three Years Later [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 13 2014]
Josh Keating takes in the effects of the March 2011 meltdown: About 100,000 people are  still living in temporary housing , and Japan has so far built only 3.5 percent of the new houses promised to people in heavily affected prefectures. CBS ...
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