Sunday, January 19, 2020

The ‘scarcity mindset’ and the growing risks of inequality

The only solution, both to alleviating the underlying problem of inequality and countering the energized far right it has produced in so many places appears to be for the left to counter it with a more positive populism of its own.

Book Review: “The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela: How the US is Orchestrating a Coup...

In one concise statement, Dan Kovalik sums up the criminal — if self-serving and for now effective — foreign policy of the U.S. across the planet:

Netflix and Bill Nye are saving science – 30 minutes at a time

With Netflix’s ascendancy and the way it’s changing viewing habits, “Bill Nye Saves the World” may be a huge opportunity for science education.

How USDA climate change denial threatens the South

Simply put, the South cannot afford for the USDA to ignore climate change.

After mocking Parkland shooting survivor, advertisers drop Laura Ingraham

“We can show that if you continue to bully the students that survived a mass murder, there’s going to be consequences."

How Mainstream Is Bernie Sanders Really?

A democratic socialist and all, Bernie Sanders isn't being taken seriously by the corporate media. But to mainstream media's surprise, Sanders’s positions are quite mainstream to the stances of the general American public.

Inside the secret border patrol Facebook group where agents joke about migrant deaths and...

The three-year-old group, which has roughly 9,500 members, shared derogatory comments about Latina lawmakers who plan to visit a controversial Texas detention facility on Monday, calling them “scum buckets” and “hoes.”

Comic: The upside of crowded living

What I went through to find a place to live in the fifth most expensive city for renting.

56 million Native American deaths caused by European colonizers changed Earth’s climate, study says

"For once, we've been able to balance all the boxes and realize that the only way the Little Ice Age was so intense is ... because of the genocide of millions of people."

Fox’s Katie Pavlich falsely claims that ‘the top 1 percent pay 90 percent of...

In 2016, the top 1 percent paid 37.3 percent of individual income taxes.