Day: June 13, 2019

Finally, I Understand Shaft Son

This weekend will see the release of Shaft, the third film named Shaft in the Shaft series, reuniting three generations of Shafts. The Shafts are played by Richard Roundtree, Samuel L. Jackson, and Jessie Usher. Jacksons Shaft is the nephew of Roundtrees Shaf…

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The Cold Logic of Climate NIMBYism

Last month, the planet had its first climate-change election and then, the following week, it had what was probably its second. In Australia, the center-right, climate-skeptic Prime Minister Scott Morrison won a surprise reelection by making global warming (…

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