Category Archives: environment

TCS: Journeywork of the Stars

Good Morning! ________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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The fogs that shroud the Congressional Review Act … GOPredation

By ann summers This Congressional Review Act bill is important: It restores federalism and is pro-life. https://t.co/fnPMG8Q0Pi — Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) February 15, 2017 Sam Bee had a segment on Full Frontal regarding the Congressional Review Act (CRA), another of … Continue reading

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Your home heating prices will go up because Giant Yam won’t bring back coal jobs

   By ann summers Clueless natural Gasbag’s “post-truth” promises to cull votes with more coal jobs will now make your home heating prices go up with little effect on returning coal jobs to the US coal belt. But that was … Continue reading

Posted in Austerity, Big Oil, Capitalism, China, Climate Change Deniers, Climatology, Denialism, Economics, environment, Foreign Policy, History, Imperialism, Investing, Japan, Media, Political Science, Politics, poverty, Russia, Society, Uncategorized, United States | 5 Comments

Fracking WikiLeaks’ “right circumstances”

By ann summers WikiLeaks is continuing to publish more emails from the account of John Podesta, the chair of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. One newly published email revealed that Clinton privately bashed environmentalists opposed to fracking and the Keystone XL … Continue reading

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Being on the right side of neoliberal Water

“Well, art is art, isn’t it? Still, on the other hand, water is water! And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb … Continue reading

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Owls and Lemmings – shared last meals

  By ann summers It is of course a first-world conceit and problematic to talk about last meals on earth when some have trouble getting daily meals at all. OTOH don’t we all like to speculate about penultimate pleasure, except … Continue reading

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Under tRump, cockroaches will have unenumerated, unimpeachable rights and envy the dead

By ann summers If we thought the End of the Republic happened when Monica Lewinsky got a TED talk, surprise -— Donald Trump could become POTUS, just as he states that Latino or Muslim judges could be unfair to him. Sonia Sotomayor will … Continue reading

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