Heart to heart.
For the past three decades, America has steadily become a nation of haves and have-nots, with the top 1% collecting some 21 percent of the nation’s income. Tim Noah, author of The Great Divergence (based on his award-winning series of articles in Slate), calls this potentially the country’s most important change during our lifetimes; he […]
In society there are rules of etiquette that enjoin us to respect political and religious differences. For example, at work, at the store, and on social networks such as nextdoor.com, we are expected to be nonpartisan and to respect differences of opinion. But given the racism, sexism, craziness, and all-round destructiveness of the conservative movement […]
The science is in. Climate change is happening, and it is caused by human activity. Yet the oil and gas industries continue to use their immense cash reserves to fund the campaigns of politicians who are climate change deniers. There is a perfectly understandable reason for them doing so: it is profitable. Bought-and-paid-for politicians granted […]