By: Cecilia Moore Fossil fuels power our world. And while each day brings advancements in harnessing renewable sources of energy, ever expanding the market for these “green” sources, oil, coal and natural gas still reign supreme. Many feel as if oil will be around forever, and that when it actually does run out, renewable resources will be readily available. American […]Read more ›
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By: Alexander Sileo President Barack Obama rode into the White House on a large wave of support unlike anything ever seen before in American politics. His message of hope and change inspired many politically apathetic citizens to support his campaign during the general election against John McCain. His presidency, however, has not been as successful, and numerous drawn out conflicts […]Read more ›
By: Jonathan Klein Few issues in contemporary American politics touch on public policy while also highlighting the fragile nature of both the Democratic and Republican parties. Energy policy, and the controversy over the Keystone XL oil pipeline in particular, has certainly emerged as one of those issues. Even as gas prices hover above $3.50 per gallon, the Obama administration’s decision […]Read more ›