It's Friday. It's actually unseasonably warm and sunny in the BK [that's Brooklyn for you non-urban snobs]. I wanted to blog about the 1500 Indian farmers who committed mass suicide after their failed crops [due to climate change] sent them into debt. I also wanted to blog about the Eskimo village that was flooded [due to climate change]. According to climatologists the village is probably the first in a forecast of many to fall victim to the rising seawaters. In truth, although it saddens me that the climate is affecting so many, I simply don't have it in me to blog about anything but good news. So, I'll just send a positive thought to the families of the Indian farmers and the residents of the flooded village. Be safe, folks, and grateful.
Keith Josef Adkins is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and social commentator.