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Why I Escalated My Call for Bill and Melinda Gates to Divest from Fossil Fuels

by Alec Connon

On Tuesday, local activists calling on the Gates Foundation to divest from fossil fuels escalated their tactics as they marched on the Gates Foundation with Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir. 748 more words


Curtis Granderson, Friday night's underrated hero

If not for Curtis Granderson, who knows where the Mets would standing on Saturday morning.

They could very well had been staring down the gauntlet of  413 more words


Another clutch home run from Daniel Murphy has helped define a season of significance

Facing Clayton Kershaw on Friday night in game one of the Division Series, Terry Collins faced significant questioning for his choice to deviate from the blueprint which made the club so successful down the stretch of the season, which would normally feature a right-handed dominant lineup against a difficult southpaw. 559 more words


David Wright's latest signature moment reflects months of endless hope

How far has David Wright come?

Three months ago, he couldn’t even stand up for too long before experiencing eye rolling pain in his lumbar spine. 769 more words


Jacob deGrom, an ace of all aces

As great of a year Jacob deGrom had for the Mets in 2015, he seemed to have saved his best for October.

DeGrom put on a display of sheer brilliance on Friday night. 724 more words


The values of poverty professionals

Whilst browsing the web for anti-poverty events to attend and report on, I came across this absolutely gem example of disconnect from the Child Poverty Action Group: 75 more words


The Mets are embracing their role as underdogs in their Hollywood movie

Lights. Camera. Action.

As the Mets move closer and closer toward the opening act of their Hollywood movie, they prepare for a role that isn’t all too unfamiliar for them—the underdogs. 439 more words