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The Great Coal Debate aka How Lobbyists Pollute Politics

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The Huffington Post

The Great Coal Debate: How Lobbyists Pollute Our Politics

Bruce Nilles, Sierra Club's Beyond Coal "consigliere' is passionate about saving our planet and saving our democracy. More resembling a graduate student than an experienced advocate; he exudes the calm intensity of a tired parent dealing with a stubborn child. Not only does he want to rid the planet of coal pollution; he wants to end this culture of "polluting politics.' Condemning the corporate practice of hiring recent legislators as lobbyists; he decries the ""army of lobbyists that are subverting our democracy."

(The Great Coal Debate, Washington University, 04/27/10)

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Working as an urban educator for over 25 years--I 'moonlight' as a writer. I write part-time for The Huffington Post and enjoy the task of curmudgeon,(at least where career politicians are concerned). I consider myself a political independent who (more...)
 
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