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Senator Dukakis?

With Edward Kennedy's passing, Massachusetts will soon name an interim senator once the State Legislature (again) changes the law allowing someone to hold the seat until a new election occurs in January.  The rumors strongly suggest that Michael Dukakis, former ...

Yes, Virginia, There is a Subway in LA!

Los Angeles has many issues surrounding its transportation woes, but rail is not, well, a total loss here.  Folks outside of LA are often surprised when I mention that Los Angeles has a few local rail lines and a pretty ...

Happy Bastille, Lille

It figures France should get a mention on its two hundred twentieth Bastille Day.  We Americans are always happy to pick on France, but in its own way, France has undergone an impressive energy revolution . . . without losing ...

Green is grey

I recently had a discussion with like-minded folks where we bantered about what it meant to be “green.”  It’s gone from fringe to fashion, activist to academic, from mocked to a true movement. Growing up, the debate had always been so ...

Los Angeles – A Green Nirvana?

Yet another friend with whom I’ve re-connected on Facebook asked me, as if I hadn’t heard this before, if I know that Los Angeles is the smoggiest city in the country. True, at face value, LA is about as green ...
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