George Bellows’ “Both Members of This Club (1909)”

As per Assignment: A Compositional Analysis in Three Sentences First, you will notice the white of the white man’s body and its curve that is part of the spiral of their violent encounter, a round of violence repeated in the ring of men who are not as men might be, but as these men are, … Continue reading George Bellows’ “Both Members of This Club (1909)”

They Begin the Descent into the Ufflands

“It’s the only way,” Evan said. He scanned the steep ice filled chutes and the long steep ridge. “Obviously. But where does it go?” Dorothy had a lot of things she had to be thinking of. Not the least of which was the seed she carried. “Seed of a new mankind,” the old shaman had … Continue reading They Begin the Descent into the Ufflands

Feeding the Grubs at the Feed-the-Hungry Feast

This is a repost of yesterday's post. Writelee could not resist adding the word "grubby," which qualifies for the Ragtag word of the day. "Grubby" should have been put into the original. There are a few other edits. Writelee has a discomfort about this sketch and the whole series that began with "I Only go … Continue reading Feeding the Grubs at the Feed-the-Hungry Feast

How a carbon tax could fight poverty and climate change at the same time — Anthropocene

Putting a price on carbon could help low- and middle-income countries alleviate poverty and improve their citizens’ lives, a team of German researchers reported July 16 in Nature Sustainability. The researchers gathered data on how much it would cost to fully implement the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 68 different countries. The SDGs… I … Continue reading How a carbon tax could fight poverty and climate change at the same time — Anthropocene