It's such a hoary old chestnut, the phrase should be roasting on an open fire right about now: "This will be the most important election of our lifetime." We hear it every even-numbered November from every politician in every competitive race. But this time, they may be right. This isn't just an election. It's an intervention. If indicators hold true and the midterm elections are fair, Democrats should retake the House. The Senate is bit of a stretch, although marginally attainable. Victory in... [Read More]
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On Oct. 8 the scientists' report from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change came out. To summarize, it said governments around the world need to act quickly to reduce the burning of fossil fuels in order to have a liveable planet. In that same week the Nobel Prize was awarded to an economist who has said for 30 years that a global tax on carbon is necessary in order to turn us away... [Read More]