Two pieces of information about global warming have become available this week, one of them political and the other scientific. In political news, it has been revealed that Peabody Energy, the biggest coal company in the United States, has been paying dozens of front groups
The local police were watching, but refused to arrest any of the protesters, because the anti-sitting law is intended only to target people suffering from poverty.
Across America, millions of people are working long days at tough minimum wage jobs that don’t even bring enough money to pay for all of their basic needs. In this context, the laziness of congressional Republicans is particularly appalling.