Jeffrey St. Clair and Alexander Cockburn

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  • 18 years ago | Environment

    One of the most lucrative and environmentally destructive deals in the history of the forest products industry was closed recently with the unfurling of an enormous golden parachute for a $2 billion a year timber company courtesy of the federal tr...

  • 19 years ago | Environment

    Between Jan. 1, 1995 and Aug. 23, 1996, some 1,500 people were invited to the White House for coffee sessions with President Clinton, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Vice President Al Gore. The coffees were a fundraising scheme hatched by C...

  • 19 years ago | Environment

    Hurricane Andrew hit South Miami at around 2 a.m., Aug. 24, 1992. Before it was blown off the roof, the wind gauge at Homestead Air Force Base clocked a wind speed of 217 miles per hour. From South Miami, through Homestead and into Key Largo and t...

  • 19 years ago | Environment

    "All the lobbyists in town are lining up to take a whack at the electricity deregulation bill. It's a piñata filled with billable hours." --Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) It's a scandal the size of the savings and loan debacle of the late 1980s, ...

  • 19 years ago | Environment

    Probably the most detested vessel in the history of Alaska is trying to come home. Yes, the Exxon Valdez--banned by federal law from Alaskan waters in 1990--is poised once more to make its way up through Prince William Sound to the oil port of Val...

  • 19 years ago | Environment

    You'd think that a merger of two oil giants giving the new partners a 15 percent armlock on the domestic fuel market would arouse some public comment, if not outrage and obloquy. In the old days members of Congress--particularly those from the Nor...