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The deadly oil train disaster in Lac Megantic, Quebec on July 5, which (as of this writing) has left 33 people dead, with 17 still missing, and contaminated over 60 miles of local drinking water sources, has initiated a curious response across the media spectrum. Read more...
I'm the editor of Progressive Congress News Transit & Urban Development feed. This is the first in a weekly series of topical posts on cities and the roads & rails that connect them. Trains are a highly-developed, widely-used, and very popular Read more...
Firing the first shot across the budget bow, Vice President Biden announced plans for a high-speed rail network across the United States by 2036, as promised in his State of the Union address. The administration plan would include $53 billion in Read more...
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We love The General. Frank Schaeffer at Huffpo, h/t Mike: Every Sunday thousands of right wing white preachers (following in my father's footsteps) Read more...

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...and the WSJ actually interviewed a few real bloggers to respond. To my delight, they asked Jane Hamsher to weigh in and she wrote a brilliant piece Read more...
Oh man ... Seven bombs hit Bombay's commuter rail network during rush hour Tuesday evening, killing 131 people and wounding more than 300 in what aut Read more...
Joe Conason: Pryor is the perfect example of the kind of appointee whose extreme views provoke the strongest liberal and Democratic opposition -- an Read more...