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Next weekend, February 13 and 14, hundreds of cities around the world will witness actions as part of Global Divestment Days, calling for an end to fossil fuel addiction and a transition to a clean-energy future. The Fossil Free coalition … Continue reading
While hundreds of thousands of Americans have lost their jobs and are looking for work due to the recession, the one place that full employment still exists is on reality TV. Whether reality performers are running a beauty salon in … Continue reading
A year or so ago, I was helping one of my sociology students get started on an essay. She wanted to write, she said, “something on coalmining communities.” I suggested she narrow the topic, since coal mining was, until relatively … Continue reading