4 to 7 billion trees are cut down every year, according to IntactForests Organization. According to Worldometers, there have been 44 million deaths this year. So as catchy as this meme is, it would take 159 years to replenish one year’s worth of deforestation. And there’s another problem. 28% of trees are cut down for … Continue reading
It’s a sad day for America when a president co-opts the meaning of our only national celebration dedicated to breaking from authoritarianism.
Memorial Day is a solemn day to think about dead people, broken families, orphaned children, blood and ultimate scarifies. So, why do we put “Happy” in front of it? Continue reading
From our correspondent in Milano — apparently, America is exporting its shit internationally. And even Italy can’t sell people on it. “Are you a politician or does lying just run in your family?” ― Fannie Flagg
Divine knew trash when she saw it. This photo was likely taken in the 1980s, and flashes a little shade toward two of New York City’s least loved couples – Donald and Ivana Trump. It astounded us, and many other New Yorkers, that a known con artist, liar, and aficionado of exploitation would be taken … Continue reading
We published this article about two years ago, and — unfortunately — it seems time to do it again. Children of immigrants being abused by the state is not new. (Keep in mind that references to time are from 2016. Continue reading
Mix all this together. DACA is equal to $28 billion in your checking and savings account. CHIP is your $17 billion medical bill. You still have $11 billion in your piggy bank after you pay the medical bill, and that’s enough to pay for the first few inches of Trump’s wall. Continue reading
It might not sound that important, but back then, there was a feeling that terrorists not only took away our skyline and businesses and families, but that maybe they had stolen what Americans always rely on to survive a crisis: our sense of humor.
According to the Child Development Institute, a 3-year-old child should not be able to make clear decisions but should still be able to use short sentences and experience sorrow. According to Stanley Coren, a canine expert at the University of British Columbia, dogs have better language comprehension than 2-year-olds and are better at math than … Continue reading
This month, a study came out from Stanford University with a conclusion that shocked its own researchers: Low-income people live longer and healthier lives when they live in affluent areas like New York or San Francisco. This is shocking because it’s counter intuitive. If you live in an affluent place like New York or San … Continue reading
The Chernobyl disaster took place 30 years ago today, due to faulty designs and human error. “The tombstone over the grave of the conscience always reads: “Human Nature.” ― Stefan Molyneux The 1986 accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, then part of the former Soviet Union, is the only accident in … Continue reading
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are approximately 57 million American kids in elementary schools. Shooters have killed 0.00012% of them in the last three years. But during that same time, 0.011% of other kids have been taught Bible math; 0.26% of them have been sent to jail and 9% of them … Continue reading