Bill Clinton


New EPA head faces challenges from Congress, industry

New EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy has formidable forces, like the electric power industry and some members of Congress, standing between her and her job as mandated by President Barack Obama. She's been tasked with forming a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants – and fast.

Global Politics

British Cartoonist Steve Bell Draws American Presidents

Cartoonist Steve Bell has been skewering British politicians since his career took off in the late 1970s. Because his obsession is politics, a good number of American presidents have come in for in his particular brand of satire. Steve Bell's leftist politics inform how he characterizes US presidents. George W. Bush was easy. Barack Obama: not so much.

Arts, Culture & Media

Hamas Puts Hebrew in the Curriculum

Hamas rejects Israel's right to exist. So, it might come as a surprise to hear that Hamas-run schools in Gaza have started offering Hebrew language classes. Government-run schools in Gaza put the main language of the Jewish State on the curriculum.