Generation Hot Confronts GOP Climate Cranks

My daughter, age five, is a member of Generation Hot. Chances are, your youngster is too, as is every child on earth born after June 23, 1988. These two billion young people will spend the rest of their lives coping with the hottest, most volatile climate that civilization has ever known – a crisis their elders helped create.

The Ash Bin of History?

We used to celebrate Washington’s Birthday and Lincoln’s Birthday: each in February, and each worth celebrating. But now we have a Presidents’ Day—a deliberately vague holiday—that apparently fails to distinguish between Presidents Lincoln and Fillmore.

Egypt: A Warning for U.S. Democracy

Make no mistake about it — the peaceful Egyptian revolution was brought about by the workers and small business owners of that country protesting together. They want economic opportunity for all and a democratically elected government that puts its peoples’ interests above the interests of the financially powerful, well-connected oligarchy.