By Jerri-Lynn Scofield, who has worked as a securities lawyer and a derivatives trader. She is currently writing a book about textile artisans. I have posted frequently on fast fashion’s horrific waste footprint. But the…

Last year, we  looked at the 2021 Rivian R1S SUV. Rivian sports an A-list of backers including: Amazon, Ford Motor, Blackrock, and T. Rowe Price. Now, have a look at the Rivian R1T Pickup Truck.…

Links 1/24/2020

Steve Coogan on Terry Jones: he was the heart and voice of Monty Python Guardian Ex-Wells Fargo CEO banned from banking, must pay $17.5M fine for role in fake-accounts scandal Des Moines Register Ronald Reagan’s…

Jerri-Lynn here. I’ve previously crossposted many segments of Justin Mikulka’s excellent series for DeSmogBlog on fracking follies. Here’s Wolf Richter’s take on the issue, wrapped up with a discussion of collapsing prices for oil and…

Exchange rates play a fundamental role in determining purchasing power and relative wealth between countries. Since the severing of the Bretton Woods system of fixed exchange rates in the 1970s, most advanced countries opted to…