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Bob Morris

Bob Morris, the webmaster, is interested in the political ramifications of cleantech, climate change, and the economic crisis as well as leftie, antiwar, and social issues. From 2004-2007 he was active in the antiwar movement in Los Angeles and helped organize demonstrations that drew hundreds of thousands of protesters. From 2001-2003, he was Co-Coordinator of the Green Party of Los Angeles County Council.

Texas power grid failure. Black swan event?

Without electricity, everything stops. The Texas power grid is having huge problems keeping the power on in part because, although everything was winterized according to spec, the cold was “well beyond the design parameters of an extreme Texas winter”, plus…

Leave Gamestop trading to professionals now

Gamestop options chain. Completely insane. I’ll try to decipher this to non-traders.This chain closes today at market close. Look at strike price 290. If Gamestop closes above 290 today, it makes a profit. If it closes below, the option expires…

So, was the Nazi Party socialist?

Their name was the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, right? So, they must have been some kind of commie! Or so say some on the right. The short answer is. Sort of. In the beginning. The Nazi Party did indeed…

Donald Trump will fade away after Biden becomes president

There’s been considerable hyperventilating about what Donald Trump will do after Biden’s inauguration, much of it is baseless. No, Trump will not be able to control Republican politics. His supposed legions of followers will increasingly forget about him. He’ll either…