Long Distance Bike Trips for the Coronavirus Era

Laveta Brigham

Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast/Getty Descending the tight, winding roads of the San Juan Mountains from Wolf Creek Pass at the Continental Divide, I passed a long-distance cyclist with his panier-laden bike, climbing upward at a snail’s pace. The highest point he could reach was nearly 11,000 feet. I […]

Climate change ‘as urgent’ as coronavirus

Laveta Brigham

Greta Thunberg says the world needs to learn the lessons of coronavirus and treat climate change with similar urgency. That means the world acting “with necessary force”, the Swedish climate activist says in an exclusive interview with BBC News. She doesn’t think any “green recovery plan” will solve the crisis […]

‘This dude has got to go now’

Laveta Brigham

Chuck D and Flavor Flav, members of one of the most important musical protest acts of all time, Public Enemy, have just reunited for a fiery new anti-Trump rallying cry, the DJ Premier-produced “State of the Union (STFU).” In a statement accompanying the P.E. comeback track — which contains unsubtle […]