Author: Bill Scher

Don’t Look (Close) Up

Don't Look Up

WARNING: This article contains major spoilers from the movie Don’t Look Up. The comet-as-climate-change-metaphor Netflix movie Don’t Look Up clocks in at 138 minutes. The title refers to the slogan of those who refuse to accept the clear evidence that a comet is on a collision course with Earth. Yet, for the first 100 minutes of the movie, […]

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Chuck Schumer’s Last Chance on Voting Rights

Chuck Schumer

Democrats can’t pass their voting rights bills without bending or breaking the filibuster, which Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says they will try to do by next week. Exactly how is not clear. According to Politico, “Democrats are oscillating between voting on a talking filibuster or a carveout for elections reform.” Why are they torn? “Some […]

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