Archives for May 8, 2012

Next week, Amanda and I will be Dining in the Dark. It has been determined that I will be wearing a suit. If you are in the Twin Cities, why don’t you join us! Click Here to find out what it is all about. I just checked and there are a few tickets left. Better…

Starting now, I will be writing blog post now and then at Minnesota Progressive Project. I’ll be focusing on the intersection of science and politics, the politics of science, and now and then I’l rant wildly about something random. My inaugural post is HERE. It is about the possibility of a Science Debate in Minnesota…

I apologize…

… for the idiot from Madison Wisconsin who has been commenting on this site on a very regular basis for a long time and has recently taken to writing a comment several times a day, using different names, and quite often, using YOUR names. His regular use of the names of regular commenters on this…

… and it is starting to look like they are mainly tilting at windmills, but still: Confidential memo seen by Guardian calls for climate change sceptics to turn American public against solar and wind power… A network of ultra-conservative groups is ramping up an offensive on multiple fronts to turn the American public against wind…

The Heartland Institute is tonight’s tool time for putting out insane ads attacking the theory of climate change. The Heartland Institute is a deep pocketed conservative organization that counts Koch industries, Phillip Morris and Microsoft among its well-heeled donors. The Institute is funding a school curriculum to question the theory that carbon emissions have caused…

RIP Maurice Sendak

The author of the historically transformative and widely loved book “Where the Wild Things Are” had died. He was 83. Standing with a character from his book Where the Wild Things Are, author and illustrator Maurice Sendak speaks with the media Jan. 11, 2002, at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan in New York City. Sendak…