LETTERS | THE PRICES PAID AT PILGRIM
THE REAL Entergy narrative is not “Pilgrim nuclear plant will shut by mid-2019; (Page A1, Oct. 14), but the fact it will continue to operate a degraded and dangerous nuclear reactor for profit for four more years.
This is still unacceptable. The primary issue surrounding Pilgrim is neither energy nor economics: It is public safety. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has rated Pilgrim as one of the worst operating reactors in the country, continuously downgrading the reactor for years. We are now in a critical battle between money and profit over public safety, accountability, and unacceptable risks. Pilgrim needs to be closed now, not in 2019.
A white man accused of sexual assault is being transformed into a sympathetic figure. Meanwhile, a black man shot to death in his own home by an officer is smeared as a possible criminal.Continue reading »
Who, really, do they think they are fooling?Continue reading »
Now he looks even more like a mini-Trump.Continue reading »
Financial history has not ended, any more than political history ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall.Continue reading »
The statistics of a strong economy don’t represent the tough reality for millions of people working multiple jobs.Continue reading »
The aftermath of Hurricane Maria exposed the cracks and contradictions in the island’s untenable political status.Continue reading »
Members of the once-proud governing elite have been supplanted by an unstable and unqualified demagogue who treats them with contempt.Continue reading »
A central pillar of President Trump’s politics is a sustained assault on the free press. Journalists are not classified as fellow Americans, but rather “the enemy of the people.”Continue reading »
A person of questionable ethics shouldn’t be on the Supreme Court.Continue reading »