A Close Reading of Rick Perry's Argument that Fossil Fuels Prevent Sexual Assault

While the men of this nation engage in a public reckoning with the prevalence of sexual assault even among—gasp—Good Guys, Energy Secretary Rick Perry has crawled out of his sewer, tip-toed into the room and shouted, “You know what would cure all this? My thing,” which is the general attitude that got us into this…

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Wanna Feel Old? The Effects of Climate Change Are More Visible Than Ever and Full House Premiered 30 Years Ago

This summer Americans watched in horror as swaths of our nation’s west coast was set ablaze during a series of massive wildfires that were exacerbated by record-breaking heat. We opened our checkbooks upon witnessing the unprecedented flooding in Houston and storm-related destruction across Florida, the U.S. Virgin…