In the annals of debate lore, what happened at Hofstra on Monday night will be remembered far more for the spectacle than the substance. As the evening wore on, Trump crumbled slowly but surely into vehement incoherence while Clinton smiled her Cheshire Cat smile and baited the hook.
The recent Our Ocean conference made for great sound bites but the $1.25 million grant put forth by the US to create, manage and enforce marine protected areas in the Global South is laughable, given the severity of the problem.
Gross concentrations of wealth, especially inherited wealth, characterize aristocratic societies, not free and democratic societies. It's time we used the tax system to substantially reduce dynastic wealth in support of political opportunity for all.