Monthly Archives: July 2020

Progress: Moose returns to Kentucky surface mining sites, and more

1. United States The moose returned to Kentucky, giving an economic boost to 16 counties in coal mining country. Elk were once common in the western part of the state, but development distanced many native game species in the 20th century. In eastern Kentucky, the process of removing mountain tops …

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New Star Wars Short Story Claims “Capitalist Surface Mining” and Nuclear Reactors Destroyed Captain Phasma’s Homeworld

A new Star Wars short story reveals that the destruction of Captain Phasma’s homeworld, Parnassus, was caused by “capitalist surface mining.” As first reported by Disney Star Wars Is Dumb, the recently released short story Black Spire: Return to a Shattered Planet by Delilah S. Dawson which was published in …

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