Steve Leibo http://wamc.org en Stephen Gottlieb: The Environmental Action Agenda http://wamc.org/post/stephen-gottlieb-environmental-action-agenda <p>A few months ago, both Steve Leibo and I brought attention to an MIT study that suggested that a carbon tax could be a win-win-win solution. It would meet some Republican and some Democratic objectives, by allowing Congress to keep income taxes low, allow the Bush tax cuts to remain, yet fund Democratic social policies, all the while reducing our use and dependence on carbon based energy, which is destroying the environment, and is likely to leave an uninhabitable earth for our grandchildren.<br> Tue, 21 May 2013 16:07:06 +0000 Stephen Gottlieb 65191 at http://wamc.org Dr. Steven Leibo - The Sage Colleges http://wamc.org/post/dr-steven-leibo-sage-colleges <p>Yesterday’s violent protests in Egypt and Libya that led to the deaths of four U.S. State Department diplomats, including U-S Ambassador Chris Stevens, in the Libyan city of Benghazi were spurred in-part by a film that portrayed the Islamic Prophet Muhammad as a fraud and a womanizer.</p><p>This isn’t the first time those in Middle East have taken up arms against those who ridicule their pre-dominant religion, but it is one of only a few times in modern history that American diplomats have been killed as a result of protests.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 19:35:00 +0000 47710 at http://wamc.org