Scott Walker’s Political Magic

Scott Walker’s Political Magic

In a mindboggling trick, some magicians levitate themselves. But remember, the key word in “magic trick” — is trick. And magicians aren’t the only ones performing. Scott Walker, for example, is quite the political trickster. This right-wing extremist...
Union-Made Miracle on the Hudson

Union-Made Miracle on the Hudson

In their ongoing, all-out assault to crush labor unions, corporate forces have fabricated a cultural myth to undermine popular support for labor: Unions, they insist, are no longer needed. They tell us that in today’s entrepreneurial economy, workers must...
Is Solar Energy Really Too Expensive?

Is Solar Energy Really Too Expensive?

In order for solar power to compete with other forms of energy, the conventional thinking goes, it needs to become way cheaper. Installing rooftop solar panels can be prohibitively expensive, after all, and it takes years before the resulting energy savings pay off....
The Disney-fication of Our National Parks

The Disney-fication of Our National Parks

It’s summer vacation time and gasoline is quasi-cheap. So why not pile the family into the mini-van and pay a visit to the historic Budweiser Statue of Liberty, or motor out west in your Camry to Toyota’s Yellowstone National Park? That’s right, our thoroughly...
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