Thursday, December 7, 2023

Vanishing clinics: The stark reality of abortion access in post-Dobbs America

The closure of 65 independent reproductive care clinics since June 2022 leaves 14 states entirely without abortion clinics.

How the US has darkened the nuclear cloud over humanity

A nuclear conflagration is plausible via any one of numerous scenarios.

Jeff Bezos’ housing hypocrisy: Millions to fight homelessness, more to fuel the crisis

While Jeff Bezos donates to fight homelessness, his investment in single-family homes raises alarms about exacerbating the housing crisis.

Billionaire Heirs: The accelerating $5.2 trillion wealth transfer

Without robust wealth and inheritance taxes the children and grandchildren of today's billionaires will dominate our future politics, economy, culture, and philanthropy."

Supreme Court grapples with Purdue Pharma’s settlement

Awaiting a decision expected by June 2024, the case stands as a pivotal moment in America's ongoing struggle against opioid crisis.

On the brink: Supreme Court may endanger Voting Rights Act’s legacy

Facing a historic legal challenge, the Voting Rights Act's future hangs in balance.

US media’s complicity in ignoring Gaza’s plight: a critical examination of systematic bias

Analyzing the evasion of ethical journalism in the face of Gaza's humanitarian crisis.

“The madness of militarism,” the 2023 Ellsberg lecture by Norman Solomon

Norman Solomon reflects on 'the madness of militarism' in the Ellsberg Lecture

Unprecedented crisis engulfs Gaza as Israeli strikes intensify

Escalation in Gaza: recent surge in violence deepens humanitarian crisis.

Think #MeToo didn’t make a real difference? Think again

It takes effort to track the impacts of mass mobilizations like #MeToo, Occupy or Black Lives Matter, but understanding social change is impossible without such work.