DIY Energy Policy
By Tom Barry

The push to connect energy security with national security is forging strange ideological bedfellows. New initiatives by citizen groups and politicians across the political spectrum advocate breaking all reliance on foreign energy sources, particularly oil from Mideast countries. Read full article.

Gingrich on the Campaign Trail?
By Jim Lobe

More than two years ahead of the 2008 presidential election, Newt Gingrich, the former Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives, is trying to grab the national spotlight by declaring that he would be a lot tougher than George W. Bush in prosecuting what he calls