WJ Astore: There are trillions of dollars of fossil fuels still in the ground, and who wants to leave it there when there’s so much money to be made in extraction?
Archives for March 2, 2018
Michael Hertz: Machine Gun America, backed by the NRA, would fight the effort tooth and nail, but at this moment in our history our country is ready for this. After all, at one time we did have a law that banned automatic weapons.
Lydia Howell: Police regularly roust Black youth for walking down the street wearing a hoodie or make absurd “lurking” charges for waiting at a bus stop. A white youth’s actual violent crimes merited no police action.
Dan Embree: Locking Jared in the WH basement will relieve internal tension because Kelly and McMaster despise him as a twit with no military experience, and he despises them because they are losers who didn’t inherit apartment houses.
Wes King: The frenzy around a multiplicity of Russian “election interference” narratives…going on for well over a year now is a phenomenon that is beyond tiresome and serves little purpose other than to distract people from truly substantive issues.