Friday, May 14, 2021

South Africa ends captive lion breeding industry

“It’s a real win for wildlife. I think commitment for change is the most courageous step and the most important one.”

Ending gun violence in the US

We can have guns on a limited basis – to provide societal and individual protection, but in a way that will prevent people from using the weapons for illegal or violent purposes.

An invisible essential labor force

How the migrant women farmworkers who put food on our tables are organizing for a better life after the pandemic.

How is Covid-19 affecting student learning?

If the pandemic has taught us any lesson, it is that predicting the future is a futile endeavor. But one thing is certain: education is going digital.

Economics 101 and robotics

Regardless of how our society develops, the important thing is for all of us to care for those who are living.

Reporting from around the world, Reese Erlich was a beacon of independent journalism

While Reese won prizes, including a Peabody Award, he did something far more important -- skillfully and consistently challenging “the basic assumptions of empire.”

Waiting for the cyber-apocalypse

The cold war has already turned hot — on the internet...

Violent anti-Asian fury as American as apple pie

Had Trump not denigrated an innocent Chinese population, there’d be no scourge of violence today against American citizens.

The Boogie Man

This was how he was raised, like it or not.

The unraveling of the American empire

U.S. leadership has stumbled from one military debacle to another, a trajectory mirroring the sad finales of other historical imperial powers.