SOCIAL MEDIA SHAM-The former president of the people of Alabama is asking a Florida judge to issue a preliminary injunction in his beef with YouTube
WORDS ON WAR - The next war on Afghanistan will be a silent war, one waged behind the shadowed windows of board rooms and bank vaults, an economic war, fought with sanctions and debt–weapons indiscriminate as cluster bombs–that will almost certainly inflict much more misery and death than the hot war of the last 20 years. It’s already started.
PROTECTING THE PLANET - The Biden EPA has put a stop to use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos on food crops, thereby reversing a decision by the Trump administration to allow it to continue to be sprayed on vegetables and fruit in spite of an Obama administration order in 2015 to ban the pesticide for public health reasons.
CLIMATE POLITICS - Our son was born just after midnight on New Year’s Day, in the middle of a blizzard and at the apex of a plague.