Category: capitalism

Heartsick: A Reflection on Gun Violence in America

Heartsick: A Reflection on Gun Violence in America
Two mass shootings in less than two days. America. I am heartsick. My smile belies the pit in my stomach as I look at my 9-year-old daughter frolicking in the water. I am safe in the knowledge that those I love most in the world are all within my immediate purview. “I’m going out to... Read more »

Heatwave in Chicago? We at South Side Coal Energy have the solution! (SATIRE)

Heatwave in Chicago? We at South Side Coal Energy have the solution! (SATIRE)
AUTHOR’S NOTE: I originally wrote this as satire. But now I fear that some sly coal lobbyist will use this tactic to garner support for building even more greenhouse gas-emitting, coal-fired power plants. (Taps mic. Clears throat. Speaks loud.) “Members of the City Council, on behalf of South Side Coal Energy I would like to thank you... Read more »