More than 310,000 people paraded through the streets of Manhattan to force world leaders to pay more attention to climate change, two days ahead of a United Nations summit–and among the marchers were Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Mayor Bill de Blasio, who just hours earlier unveiled a plan to slash New York City’s greenhouse gas output by 80 percent by 2050. 817 more words
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SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
Airlines have been notoriously following the typical American capitalist business model of (literally) squeezing the customer into smaller and more uncomfortable seats, literally starving their customers, extorting cash for a bit more comfort on long trips, charging more for less – and then, to top things off, adding hidden fees.
‘Tis once again the season when the much-loved lamington turns from teacake to time bomb on the highly competitive turf of the show circuit.
Even as I write women and men across Victoria are slaving in their kitchens to perfect their plates of four absolutely uniform lamingtons. 511 more words