What the media gets wrong about ‘coal country’

There’s little room for discussion. Competitive energy products, like natural gas or solar energy, as well as concern for the environment will eventually push coal into the ranks of whale oil and charcoal. Despite of this, Trump rolled through the Mountain State with roughly a three-to-one margin, leaving many wondering why Appalachia would, in few… Read More What the media gets wrong about ‘coal country’

Demanding Progressive politics in America

A profound anxiety has swept across our country. The American public, not yet having developed the necessary language or confidence to explain it, only feels it. Gore Vidal, one of our era’s greatest political commentators and essayists, also felt “it” more than eight decades ago. Vidal had a close relationship with his grandfather who served as an Oklahoma senator during the… Read More Demanding Progressive politics in America