A Free Pass for Senate Republicans

By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. –William Butler Yeats, “The Second Coming” With the help of Democrats in the White House and the Senate “leadership,” Republicans have killed hope for legislation on climate change, or even meaningful energy efficiency, for this year and probably [...]

Crash Course Meets Transition Town

by Miryam Ehrlich Williamson Great minds think alike. Or at least some of them do, some of the time. So it is that Elisha Gray and Alexander Graham Bell each invented the telephone, Albert Sabin and Jonas Salk each found a vaccine for polio, and Alfred Russell Wallace and Charles Darwin each developed a theory [...]