A few years ago I lived at a boy’s boarding school. The Kiskiminetas Springs School—Kiski—rests on 350 acres in rural western Pennsylvania. There was a run I loved to do there. From spring through fall, I’d run off of campus, across a pair of bridges, to an old canal trail paralleling the Conemaugh River. A … More Eulogy to a fox
“A study of birth records found newborns living within 3 kilometers of fracking sites were less healthy than those born farther away, and those within 1 kilometer saw the largest effects,” reports Inside Climate News. They examined records of infants born before & after the fracking boom to the same mother, finding higher incidence of negative … More Reason 4,582 that we should rein in the fracking industry
In the wake of #MeToo and the Silence Breakers, I’ve taken the time to sit down with the women I work with, including my intern and students in my classes, to talk about men sexually harassing women, especially at work. Here’s some of what I heard. They have told me about worry, about a … More Since I’ve been asked to listen by the women saying #MeToo, I did. Here’s a little of what I heard.
The “tax boondoggle” was made for the Corporatopia. It transfers our money into the hands of the super-wealthy, offshore for mega-companies like Google and the big banks, special provisions for those poor little oil and gas companies. Meanwhile, it micromanages the poor while screwing them over. Something or other happens to the middle class. … More LNMB Tax Plan: Leave No Megadonor Behind