This post is a review of an article in this week’s New Yorker Magazine titled “The Future of Coal Country”, by Eliza Griswold. Here is a link to the original article. All quotations in this post are from that article. The New Yorker article is mainly about Veronica Coptis, a local from Greene County, Pennsylvania…… Continue reading Coal mining and survival in Appalachia
This post is a summary of an article titled “Trump’s climate-change sociopathy” by Jeffrey D. Sachs. It appeared in Project Syndicate. Here is a link to the complete article. All quotations in this post are from Sachs’ article. Jeffrey D. Sachs is Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia…… Continue reading Trump’s climate-change sociopathy
This post is based on an article by Elizabeth Drew, published in the June 22 issue of the New York Review of books. Her article is titled, Trump: The Presidency in Peril. Read the original article here. All quotations in this post are from the Elizabeth Drew article. This article considers the question of whether…… Continue reading Is Trump on his way out?
This is a review of the Project Syndicate article America’s Broken Democracy by Jeffrey D Sachs. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University, is Director of Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development and of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. His books include The End of…… Continue reading America’s Broken Democracy
This is a review of an article by Joseph Stiglitz in Project Syndicate titled Trump’s Rogue America. It was published on June 2, 2017. Joseph Stiglitz is probably the best known economist in the US. ” Joseph E. Stiglitz, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001 and the John Bates Clark Medal in…… Continue reading Trump’s Rogue America
This post is about an article in Project Syndicate titled Donald Trump’s Historic Mistake. It was published June 1, 2017. Before I get into this article, I want to briefly tell you how good Project Syndicate, the site where the article appears, is. Project Syndicate is an international site that features what are probably the world’s best articles…… Continue reading Donald Trump’s Historic Mistake
On Thursday afternoon Donald Trump, speaking from the Rose Garden at the White House, withdrew the US from the Paris climate-change accord. And this morning, Friday morning, the news is full of US and world leaders and many top journalists rebuking Trump for the serious mistake he has just made. A roundup of some of the most…… Continue reading Trump is rebuked around the world for withdrawing the US from the Paris climate accords.