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On the Comments Problem

So I’ve been offline a lot the last few weeks – as you know we had 10 kids in our house for a couple of days the week before Thanksgiving, and I was out of town until yesterday. While a few posts have gone up, I’ve spent absolutely no time on anything other than absolute…

Paul Kingsnorth has a brilliant article on what underlies the disproportion in attention between flooding in the Global South and Global North, and what it says about how we see the world: This imperial narrative morphed, after the death of the Western empires, into the narrative of ‘development’ that we still cleave to today (I…

I hope my readers will forgive me today for lapsing back into my prior profession rather than my present one as an energy and environmental writer. You see, before I gained fame and fortune writing about our ecological situation, I was a mild-mannered college teacher, whose favorite and most important job was teaching rhetoric to…

Ok, maybe not. But just in case you were wondering why Americans watch the news constantly and know nothing, here’s a pretty good example. Coming up next – how to write a completely generic blog post, by yours truly ;-).