angelymercado
Angely Mercado
angelymercado
Queens NY born and bred writer who covers environmental justice, climate, science. Hates Robert Moses. Ok at best. Pls send me tips amercado@gizmodo.com

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Maybe instead of banning books and worrying about drag queens, they should have been focusing on their utility infrastucture. Read more

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That must be the right answer because it’s the same answer the corporations came with as well!
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She’s got a point. Abolitionists were considered extreme for their time, today it’s easy to look back in hindsight and accuse them of not being extreme enough.   Same with Women’s Suffrage, the Civil Rights Movement, and any other time minority groups have had to fight for their rights.  If they’d been more extreme in Read more

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Sure as hell can’t use that time to write and pass actual legislation. Read more

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Mobile device company: Our new phone is so energy efficient, it can last for a week on one charge. Read more

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Welp. Didn’ t have this one on my “Horrors of Climate Change” bingo card. Christ. Read more

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“We don’t need no tax supported government agencies suppressing our freedoms with useless rules!” Read more

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A private, unregulated landfill. What could go wrong? Aside from EVERYTHING.  Read more

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Just wait. Next month it’ll be 80 degrees and it’ll all melt (and cause more flooding). Read more

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Welcome to California.  When we’re not on fire, we’re underwater.
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meanwhile europe experiences the warmest winter in recorded history. Read more

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Just some 'Freedom Vibrations.' Texas is so 'free,' it can't contain itself.  Read more

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How about a nice puzzle to pass the time in the bunker?

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Don’t be silly.  The Keystone pipeline can’t have a leak.  We were told that 3 years ago. Read more

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I’ve taken the TGV around France, including from Paris to Bordeaux, and it was great. It was like a 2.5 hr ride on a train with wifi and power outlets, and it left from Gare Montparnasse, right in the city proper. If I had flown, it would have easily taken me just as long to get to Orly, go through security, and then Read more

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Trains and especially trains in France are cheaper and vastly more comfortable than flying. I much prefer riding the rails over flying, no TSA to fondle your junk and you just get right on the train. I can’t wait for more rail travel to come to the US, companies like Brightline are at least trying for medium-high Read more

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Right, because that’s a 4.5 hour flight and wouldn’t be banned under this scheme. Read more

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It’s really depressing to think that something like this will never happen in the USA due to the dreadful nature of the American passenger rail network  Read more

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These climate activists are legendary.. So much for free speech and comedy on Twitter 😕 Read more

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