The first congressional hearings on peak oil were held in December 2005 when a subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee had a half-day session devoted to the topic. At the hearing several luminaries of the peak oil community testified that indeed the world was about to start running […]
As the year draws to a close, it is a good time to look back at what has happened and what clues we can discern about 2007.
December is Universal Human Rights Month, a time to recognize that all human beings have the right to live freely without discrimination and to enjoy life with inherent dignity.
November 2 – 8, 2006
October 26 – November 1, 2006
This week, President Bush signed into law a bill dealing with Guantanamo Bay detainees and other enemy combatants of the U.S. Most troubling, the law allows the Bush Administration to lower the treatment standards for detainees, standards created by the Geneva Conventions nearly 60 years ago. This action poses a […]
John Katunga, a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), spoke with two classes at George Mason High School this past week. This was Mr.Katunga’s first visit to an American high school, and Mrs. Harrington’s International Relations class and Mrs. Hawkesworth Modern World Civilizations class were treated to an […]
As the mercury drops, the chances to spend your time outside without a scarf and mittens are growing slimmer by the day. Before you know it, you’ll be bundled up, just going to get your mail. While those days are inevitable, the Fell’s Point Preservation Society gives you one last […]
Five months ago, I protested in front of the Sudanese embassy to call for an end to the genocide in the Darfur region by the Sudanese government through its support for the Janjaweed militia. In the days that followed, a peace agreement was reached between one of the three rebel […]