Nate Loewentheil
Nate Loewentheil
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To Win Over Millennials, Republicans Have to Actually Understand Millennials

To snag the millennial generation, Democrats and Republicans alike have to better understand them and the forces that shape their views.

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Obama Climate Change: How to Push Him Into Action in His Second Term

The environmental movement needs a strong outside-the-Beltway strategy; namely, the capacity to shift public opinion and exercise political power at the local and state level.
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Why the NRA is the Key to Protecting the Environment

Through a strange twist of fate, on top of the Senate agenda this week are duck stamps. Yes, duck stamps. Here's why they matter ... and why environmentalists and the NRA should work together.
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Presidential Debates 2012: Why Presidential Debates Matter for Democracy

Debates play a critical role in political campaigns – and by extension in our democracy. In an era of unlimited political spending and massive campaigns, debates redeem our political process.
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Open Letter to Senator Richard Lugar: A Belated Salute to an Unseated Patriot

Senator Lugar, you took brave votes on climate change, crossing party and geographic lines. You led where most Senators follow. I salute you.
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Aspen Environmental Forum 2012: EO Wilson, Stewart Brand Discuss the Future of Environmentalism

At the Aspen Environment Forum, two titans of environmental thought capture underlying tensions in environmental politics: to approach nature with awe or with the axe and shovel.

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Will Romney Repeal Obamacare? Campaign Promises Are Made To Be Broken

While campaigns are defined by their promises, no elected official ever manages to complete even a small percentage of their pledges.
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Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, And Rick Santorum Sometimes Flip-Flop For Good Reasons

Not all flip-flops are created equal. Some are good.
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Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, and Mitt Romney: Getting Personal

We must be aware of the various breeds of political commentary, and be able to discern the relevant from the irrelevant, the personal from the important.
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George Clooney View of Integrity in Politics is Not Necessarily True

In his movies Ides of March and Good Night and Good Luck, Clooney implies that personal integrity should be the cornerstone of democratic politics. This might not be the case.