Thursday, March 23, 2023

Gayle Greene

As a longtime professor of English at Scripps College, Gayle Greene has watched with horror as public education has been eviscerated by corporate reform. The author of several books, including The Woman Who Knew Too Much: Alice Stewart and the Secrets of Radiation and Insomniac, she is at work on a book about the encroachment of so-called "reform" upon higher education.


What red state vs. blue state looks like to an ant

Signs of decline and decay are all around us, behind the glitter and the glitz. 

Ukraine and the lessons of the Iraq War

Only those who have failed to learn the lessons of the Iraq War would fail to make the same demand of Russia as a prerequisite for a just peace today.

Senior climate activists rally across US to ‘stop dirty banks’

"We must break the big banks' addiction to Big Oil."

Lack of safe drinking water for city dwellers to double by 2050: UN report

The report found that water scarcity is also becoming more common in rural areas, with water shortages affecting from two to three billion people for at least a month out of each year.

A highway to peace or a highway to hell?

Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry, fully engaged in corralling, containing, and constraining it, Eisenhower concluded, could save democracy and bolster peaceful methods and goals.