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North DaCovid

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On October 30, 2020
While North Dakota engages in a gigantic herd immunity experiment (over 1 out of every 600 people in the state tested positive for COVID just yesterday), complete incompetence and Trumpian leadership just makes it all worse. I mean, the state has unused relief funds from the government. What to do with that cash? North Dakota’s […]
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Our Friends, the Oil Industry

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On January 24, 2020
The oil industry continues to look out for the planet, one in which there’s no serious problem with climate change, nope, nosiree. As public concern about plastic pollution rises, consumers are reaching for canvas bags, metal straws, and reusable water bottles. But while individuals fret over images of oceanic garbage gyres, the fossil fuel and […]
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Reroute the Pipeline

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On November 2, 2016
The obvious solution to the North Dakota pipeline protests is just to reroute the thing so that it stays far away from the reservations. This is not rocket science, even if it is largely completed outside of North Dakota. If it costs a little more to do this, then OK. Luckily, the Obama administration is […]
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Oil Tax

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On February 8, 2016
I know there is no way it will get past Congress, but President Obama is completely correct in calling for a $10 per barrel tax on oil to fund green infrastructure. The proposal would go toward a $32.4 billion annual push to green the transportation sector by funding public transit, an urban planning initiative and […]

Rare Good News

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On January 2, 2016

Sometimes, if you fight long and hard enough, you might win something and positive change results. At least that’s the case for 239 Citgo employees at the company’s refinery in Corpus Chri

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