If There’s a War on Coal, Coal Already Lost

If There’s a War on Coal, Coal Already Lost

“The war on coal is over,” according to Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt spoke these words in a speech to coal miners in Hazard, Kentucky, where he announced the formal repeal of Obama’s Clean Power Plan. What he failed to...
American Hellscape

American Hellscape

In case you were wondering what Republicans have planned for the environment, it’s now clear. Some of the ideas aren’t new — like mining and logging our national forests. Or giving the green light to controversial oil pipelines like the Dakota Access...
Trump Is Taking on Wall Street, Literally

Trump Is Taking on Wall Street, Literally

Actor Jack Nicholson says he finally understood the meaning of the word irony when his mother called him an SOB. So let us consider Donald Trump, who campaigned as the populist champion of the working-class, promising that — by golly — he was going to take on Wall...