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Links for Institute "clean coal" radio interview

July 18, 2008 - I had a good conversation yesterday about they myth of so-called "clean coal" with business journalist Doug Henwood on New York's WBAI radio. You can find the interview archived online here by scrolling down to the Thursday, July 17 edition of "Behind the News."

Happy Independence Day!

July 4, 2008 - It's another hot July 4 down South -- and in what has become something of a Facing South tradition, we again share two of our favorite commentaries on the subjects of patriotism, independence and our nation's ongoing struggle to live up to its ideals:

Happy Juneteenth!

June 20, 2008 - Today is Juneteenth, a holiday marking the day that, in 1865, slaves in Texas were finally told they were free -- two months and 10 days after Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ullyses S. Grant at Appomattox.