Tuesday, May 17, 2022

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

The height of folly: Safeboxes in the sky

Can’t our society find something better to do than give billionaires playpens over a quarter-mile up?

Democrats remain the bulwark against losing what freedoms remain—like it or not!

If not Democrats, flawed or not, then who defies the menace of reaction, advances America, and even confronts climate change with serious, systemic reforms?

What’s behind inflation? Greedy corporate executives

Hocus Pocus—this is how the rich get richer and inequality “happens.”

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial primary

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.

The war in Ukraine, diplomacy and the progressive left

Solidarity across borders could allow us to work together to find solutions to the problems we face in common like hunger in our own countries and the global south and the existential risk of climate change.

Climate-driven drought has risen 29% this century, will create 216 mn. refugees by 2050:...

“If global warming reaches 3 degrees Celsius by 2100, as has been predicted, drought losses could be five times higher than they are today, with the largest increase in drought losses projected in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic regions of Europe.”

No victory day

Dealing with stalemates between Russia and Ukraine, environmentalists and climate change, and COVID and humanity.

$1,896,944,109,232: Time to hit reset on student debt. All of it.

In the richest country in the history of the world, it is absurd, to say the least, that we have sentenced an entire generation to a lifetime of debt simply for doing what was expected of them — getting a college education.

Majority of Americans of all religions or none want legal abortion, except for Evangelicals...

Even if you add all abortion critics in all the religions together, they are a minority of the country.