Attorneys for the man accused of fatally stabbing two men on a Portland light-rail train last year are seeking to limit evidence and language presented to jurors. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports prosecutors and defense lawyers are working through more than 50 motions during pretrial hearings in a Multnomah County court. Defense... [Read More]
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On Oct. 8 the scientists' report from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change came out. To summarize, it said governments around the world need to act quickly to reduce the burning of fossil fuels in order to have a liveable planet. In that same week the Nobel Prize was awarded to an economist who has said for 30 years that a global tax on carbon is necessary in order to turn us away... [Read More]