AOC Calls for Ban on Revolving Door as…

Jerri-Lynn here. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez has called for a ban on former members of Congress becoming lobbyists. The revolving door between “public service” and personal profit is just one of many insidious ways in which money…

Trump Admin’s Latest Rail Safety Rollback Sets up…

By Justin Mikulka, a freelance writer, audio and video producer living in Trumansburg, NY. Originally published at DeSmog Blog This week, the Trump administration’s Department of Transportation (DOT) withdrew another rail safety recommendation originally proposed during the…

Modi’s Win: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

Narendra Modi’s stunning victory in the parliamentary elections speaks volumes about the transformed India and an India keen to be transformed further. He defied the incumbency handicap to be crowned as India’s Prime Minister for…

Links 5/26/19

SpaceX just launched 60 satellites for its Starlink Constellation. Internet service providers should be very worried. Universe Today (a Starlink “satellite train”). So much for astronomy? Wow these 60 Starlink @spacex satellites are going to…

Links 5/23/19

Dear patient readers, I hope you get some R&R over this Memorial Day weekend or bank holiday Monday, if you are in the US or UK. I also wonder if any reader knows an accountant…