Drinking Water

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
An Indian man walks over the parched bed of a reservoir on the outskirts of Chennai on May 17, 2017. (Photo: Arun Sankar/AFP via Getty Images)
"The devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic remind us of the importance of having access to water, sanitation, and hygiene facilities, and highlight that far too many people are still without them."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"If this helps, good... But you can't buy back trust in government—or the water...
Jenna McGuire, staff writer
Fisherman push their boat during low tide on oily mud in the river at Ogoniland's village of K-Dere, near Bodo, which is part of the Niger Delta region, on February 20, 2019. -Decades of oil spills has left the Ogoniland region in southern Nigeria an environmental disaster zone. (Photo: should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images)
"After nine years of promises without proper action and decades of pollution,...


What fresh hell is this. Not only did the USS McCain have to hide from our fragile toddler-in-chief in Japan, but the Energy Department is touting our increased natural gas production as allowing "molecules of U.S. freedom" to be globally exported and "spreading freedom gas throughout the world," even if it also causes freedom global warming and freedom cancer. We are beyond parody, Orwell and jingoistic stupid. Just take us out back of the barn.