Monday , June 1 2020

German coal plant becomes focal point of climate protests

Bloomberg Uniper SE’s controversial new German coal plant is opening at a time when the fuel has never been more unpopular. Datteln-4 has drawn international condemnation from teenage activist Greta Thunberg to Greenpeace at a time when many countries are trying to slash their emissions. The environmentalists aren’t buying the ...

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Rise of conservative authoritarians now!

From Harvard Law School comes the latest conservative flirtation with authoritarianism. Professor Adrian Vermeule, a 2016 Catholic convert, is an “integralist” who regrets his academic specialty, the Constitution, and rejects the separation of church and state. His much-discussed recent Atlantic essay advocating a government that judges “the quality and moral ...

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