350 or bust: Extreme Weather Blasts U.S.: “The Sun Felt Like Fire On Our Skin”

In North America, we are starting to experience the global climate disruption that results from dumping more heat-trapping carbon dioxide molecules into the earth’s atmosphere; and it ain’t fun.  The folks in the Eastern U.S. are reeling from the effects of a”derecho” storm, that has left millions without power from Ohio east through the mid-Atlantic ...

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: On Canada’s Independence Day, #DenounceHarper & #HappyCanadaDay

This is Canadian political dissent like never seen before. For two reasons. First and especially, the dissent is taking place on Canada’s Independence Day. Second, it’s directed against a prime minister supposedly elected with a majority just over a year ago, on May 2. Once again, Canadians are using the social media, especially Twitter, to ...