As we are approaching Thanksgiving we are bombarded with images of Black Friday specials, Black Friday memes, backlash of being open the day after Thanksgiving, among other things. 240 more words
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The thoughts dwindle like a tree losing the last of its autumnal leaves and the existentialism one drifts into on route 80 in Appalachia or the hills of El Salvador’s coffee country melts into solipsism in a New Zealand forest or, better yet, a whiteout atop Breckenridge. 414 more words
Gray Mountain, John Grisham’s latest legal thriller, is a chilling riposte to our Prime Minister’s controversial assertion that ‘coal is good for humanity’.
Coal is certainly not good for the people of Appalachia, a vast tract of North America where coal is king, and where the twin evils of strip-mining and black lung are destroying communities. 947 more words