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The Elk, the Tourists and the Missing Coal Country Jobs

A proposed wildlife center got a $12 million federal grant after promising to bring millions of dollars and thousands of tourists to eastern Kentucky. Four years later, residents are still waiting ...

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A Guide to In-Person Voting vs. Mail-In Voting

In 2020, every state’s voting process has changed in response to the coronavirus. Regardless of whether you plan to vote in person or by mail, there are many things to consider. Here are some of th...

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Part Seven: Climate Carnage

Trump has stacked his anti-science administration with corporate polluters, gutted environmental regulations, and opened protected land for extraction.

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What Developing Countries Can Teach Rich Countries About How to Respond to a Pandemic | naked capitalism

Developing countries on various continents have had greater success in managing the pandemic. Why are rich countries not following their examples?

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Links 10/22//2020 | naked capitalism

Our popular daily Links, including Leon Black, Cathay Pacific, Florda bank robberies, air ambulances, Asian balance of power, Borat, Greenwald, Pepe Escobar, Biden cash, EPA failure, Nigeria, Nagor...

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'Gather' Centers Efforts to Heal and Rebuild Indigenous Traditions and Foodways | Civil Eats

Filmmaker Sanjay Rawal explains the complexities of making the documentary for and about Indian Country.

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CalPERS: Poster Child of Private Equity Cargo Cultism | naked capitalism

CalPERS' zealous defense of private equity looks pathological. So we hazard a diagnosis.

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Pennsylvania’s New Vote-by-Mail Law Expands Access for Everyone Except the Poor

In America’s poorest big city, language barriers, unstable housing and lack of internet access make voting by mail difficult. So low-income Philadelphia residents will be voting in person, if at all.

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What the Berlin Wall Means to a New Generation

Its fall once represented the enduring spirit of American freedom. A new documentary shows how that myth is being undone.

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Biden, Use This Debate to Prosecute Trump’s Covid Crimes

Tonight is the Democratic candidate’s chance to indict the president and the Republican senators who let Americans suffer and die.

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It’s ‘Court Reform,’ Not Court Packing

But whatever they call it, Democrats should embrace fixing a Supreme Court that has become an unaccountable legislature in all but name.

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The Disabled Community Doesn’t Want Your Pity

Why former telethon participants are protesting the return of the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s most famous fundraising effort.

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