Leonardo DiCaprio claims to be “divesting” from companies that use or process fossil fuels. But he certainly won’t stop using fossil fuels to jet to his many environmental fundraisers.
New York relied on “expert testimony” to support passing its fracking ban. That “expert testimony,” however, turned out to be the word of celebrities and anti-fracking activists.
With all the talk of America’s forgotten middle class, it’s worth taking time as we begin a new year to consider that the country’s seeming obsession with wealth and inequality may instead be turning the U. S. into a country with only two classes: the governed and the governing.