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The 90 Companies Most Responsible for Climate Change

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Posted on Nov 25, 2013

Researcher Richard Heede says the people to blame for our planet’s environmental demise “could all fit on a Greyhound bus or two”; Jeremy Scahill proves time and time again he is not the White House’s favorite journalist; meanwhile, exposure to the arts does have a positive effect on intelligence after all. These discoveries and more below.

On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.

Naming Names: The 90 Companies Destroying Our Planet
Narrow it down to the real power-brokers and decision-makers—the CEO’s of fossil fuel companies or the energy ministers from the largest petro-states—says climate researcher Richard Heede, and the actual individuals most responsible for the political world’s continued refusal to address the planetary crisis of climate change “could all fit on a Greyhound bus or two.”

Jeremy Scahill: No Friend of the White House
Jeremy Scahill has been dubbed a “one-man truth squad”.

Inside the Autopsy Room: The Details Doctors Gathered About JFK’s Assassination
In the last century, there are few events that have been studied with greater scrutiny than the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Art Makes You Smart
For many education advocates, the arts are a panacea: They supposedly increase test scores, generate social responsibility and turn around failing schools.

‘The Market is the Only Ultimate Arbiter of Truth’
Philip Mirowski’s latest, Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste: How Neoliberalism Survived the Financial Meltdown, has been getting quite a bit of play since publication.

All Booked Up: Five Extraordinary U. S. Bookstores
In celebration of the written word, here are five of our favorite unconventional bookstores from across the country.

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