Thursday, July 18, 2019

Behold the 21st-century penthouse: Peak decadence?

From the summit of our new 'needle towers,' the ultra rich can look but never really see.

Environmental reporting can help protect citizens in emerging democracies

What happens when an illegally logged tree falls or poachers kill endangered brown bears in the forest, but there’s no journalist to report it?

The limited mind: Why fear is driving humanity to extinction

I have previously written many articles describing one or more aspects of the dysfunctional nature of the typical human mind, together with...

How Albuquerque hopes to meet the unique needs of urban Native Americans

In Albuquerque, Native Americans account for about 4% of the population, yet they make up 44% of the city’s homeless population, according...

How USDA climate change denial threatens the South

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

The Various Shades of Black… and Green

The hit film of 2018 was Peter Farrelly's Green Book. The film takes place in 1962, and was based on a true story...

Killing as a government service

The USDA’s Wildlife Services program slaughters millions of wild animals every year — including endangered species. It doesn’t have to.

Huawei, tech war and geopolitics

Expect the tech war and geopolitical struggle to continue.

Trump’s ‘Harvest Box’ delivers an empty promise

The administration and its GOP allies are threatening these Americans with even greater hunger and privation.

These people are giving a voice to missing and murdered indigenous women

More than 4 in 5 American Indian and Alaska Native women have experienced violence and more than 1 in 2 have experienced sexual violence.