January 12, 2011
The Tucson Shooting, Civility And The New Class War Zone
Paul Jay: Instead of using 'civility' to cover up reality, how about a people's civility intended to reveal it
Blogger's note: Here Paul Jay appears to be reciting an essay by Tyson Theron Slocum. In any event, the following Bio was provided, together with a full transcript.Bio
Tyson Theron Slocum is Director of Public Citizen's Energy Program. Tyson works to highlight the significant financial costs and safety and security risks associated with nuclear power. Tyson covers the regulation of electricity, natural gas and petroleum markets, including commodity futures and FERC-jurisdictional matters to promote stronger transparency measures. Tyson was appointed to serve on the CFTC's newly created Energy & Environmental Markets Advisory Committee. Tyson also covers federal legislative efforts to address climate change, particularly the impact such programs will have on the ability of moderate- and low-income households to afford access to sustainable energy. Tyson is the author of numerous reports on these subjects, presenting his findings in testimony before the U.S. Congress.