Daily Archives: March 27, 2012

Trayvon’s Killing Exposes Festering Wounds of Racism

By Billy Corriher When the lives of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin collided on February 26, neither one could have understood what was happening. Zimmerman was a neighborhood watch volunteer, and he mistakenly thought this skinny teenager, walking down the street with candy, was some sort of threat.  Martin, on the other hand, had no…

The Wages of Obstruction

By Yevgeny Shrago The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule today that would effectively end the construction of coal-fired power plants in the United States.  The rule, known as a new sources performance standard, will limit the carbon dioxide emissions per megawatt of electricity produced to 1000 pounds of carbon dioxide, nearly half the the coal plant…

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