Roy Cordato

Senior Economist and Resident Scholar

Posts by Roy Cordato (page 7)

  • Antartica ice coverage greater than thought

    From Antartica is one of the most ice-covered locations in the world, but it is also one of the world’s largest land masses. Previous estimates by researchers placed the level of uncovered land in Antartica at about 1%. However, a new survey in part by…
    Roy Cordato, August 15, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you believe that the same government that can’t keep heroin out of the hands of inmates locked up in maximum security prisons will be able to keep guns out of the hands of terrorists by denying the right to purchase them to people on no fly lists.
    Roy Cordato, July 13, 2016
  • Why pro-Brexit voters voted the way it did–according to the media elite

    There have been a lot of explanations of why those who voted for Brexit voted the way they did, none of them are very flattering. But they all tend to fall under one or more of three categories: xenophobia or racism related to a distrust and fear of immigrants, ignorance…
    Roy Cordato, June 27, 2016
  • La Nina expected to bring downward spike in temps

    After a particularly strong El Nino gave the globe some of the highest temps on record over the last year it appears that the La Nina that is currently being ushered in is already pushing temperatures downward–and the trend could last a while. This article explains the process nicely.
    Roy Cordato, June 17, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you believe that the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution has something to do with wearing sleeveless or short sleeve shirts.
    Roy Cordato, June 9, 2016
  • What else happened during this time period?

    Try the birth and then spread of free market capitalism and the industrial revolution that it ushered in.
    Roy Cordato, May 23, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you believe that “climate science,” much like the founding fathers of your movement all believed about the science of eugenics, is settled.
    Roy Cordato, May 19, 2016