Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Our future vs. neoliberalism

As human beings, we have the same collective power that human beings have always had to build a better world for ourselves and our children - and now is the time to harness that power.

Discontent by design: The lost world of The West

The Culture of Pleasure sits tightly within and feeds the pervasive Ideology of Consumerism, a socio-economic model that has poisoned the environment and led to the commodification of everything, and everyone.

Why America needs a national program of paid sick and family leave

America remains the only major industrialized country without a universal paid leave program.

Better family planning can improve public health, inequality and the environment

Smaller, more sustainable families would create massive long-term savings and catalyze sustainable development.

From Tucker Carlson to Epik, mainstreaming hate and paranoia for profit

From the Great Replacement theory to anti-mask and anti-vaccination propaganda, the far right is finding niches that allow them to draw ever larger numbers of people to their reactionary, anti-science views.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Personal interview: Professor Mark Skidmore What are the Prospects for Peace?

Mark Skidmore talks about how the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.
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The media bias no one is talking about

Today it’s democracy versus authoritarianism, voting rights versus white supremacy.

As the US empire declines, what openings exist for progressive movements?

Hard as it may be to see beyond the chaos and suffering in Afghanistan, the larger picture reveals real opportunities for social change.

The poison of Nationalism

Rooted in fear, it feeds on tribal instincts and has become mainstream by offering oversimplified explanations to complex problems, such as poverty and immigration.