Why, after 30 years of debate about the best policy response to climate change, is there little support in America for action?
This is a story of climate science, tracing from its enthusiastic beginnings as small field to its rich and increasingly desperate present.
Summary: Trump has began his term by boosting the war in Afghanistan, just as Obama did. Accompanied by the usual happy talk. But this time we have 16 years of experience and good data. We will not be fooled again -- if we pay attention. We can end our mad wars. From 1979 to 1989, … Continue reading Dark secrets about our war in Afghanistan
Summary: With Campaign 2016 America passes into new hands. It's a capstone to the slow political revolution by the 1% since 1970 (the Boomers' legacy). Before we vote, let's remember the steps that brought us here. Such as the growth of corporate lobbying, whose success shows that our government is for sale at discount prices. … Continue reading How Corporations Bought Washington (it was cheap)
Summary; Slowly Americans begin to see the rise of Right's new populists -- such as Trump, Rubio, and Cruz -- is more than a flash-in-the-pan revolt before the conservatives accept their designated leaders (as the Democrats have accepted the elderly Hillary). A few on the Left have begun to realize that the Left has some … Continue reading New York shows how Democrat-run cities & states contribute to the rise of Trump