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School district pulls ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ from reading list; ‘makes people uncomfortable,’ official says

Biloxi administrators pulled the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum after the district received complaints that some of the book’s language “makes people uncomfortable.” Isn’t that the point behind the book? To make … Continue reading School district pulls ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ from reading list; ‘makes people uncomfortable,’ official says

Forget the Paris agreement. The real solution to climate change is in the U.S. tax code.

Forget the Paris agreement. The real solution to climate change is in the U.S. tax code.

Already, the U.S. oil industry benefits from a dozen specialized subsidies adding up to about $4.6 billion per year, according to a 2015 review by the Obama administration. Among other things, the subsidies reduce the costs of labor and equipment involved in drilling — and shield some of the profits earned on … Continue reading Forget the Paris agreement. The real solution to climate change is in the U.S. tax code.