Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: 2017

2017 was the hottest year on record for oceans

"Plastic is one of the biggest threats in the ocean at the moment, I would say, apart from climate change,"

Farewell 2017, year of anxiety

There was anxiety in the air throughout much of the world in 2017—here's what you should know going into 2018.

10 good things about a TERRIBLE year

As we head into the new year, let’s keep ourselves inspired by the hard work of folks at home and abroad who gave us something to cheer about for 2017.

America’s major challenges in Middle East policy in 2017

Trump’s announced Iran policy is a mess, and it remains to be seen if he can shape it into something meaningful.

A New Year’s development resolution

As 2016 comes to an end, so should the old modes of economic thinking that have produced so much economic hardship and fueled so much tumult.

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Major US bank promises not to fund Arctic drilling

“Nearly 30 major banks around the world (now including all 6 major U.S. banks!) have concluded that funding new Arctic drilling is far too risky and bad for business.”

Inequality gone viral: The obscene numbers

Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation.

Some liberals and arms-control experts are cheering for war profiteers to be in Biden’s...

Many progressive activists and organizations have mobilized since the election to offer well-documented opposition to highly dubious potential members of the Biden Cabinet.

Election, legal disasters, surging Covid cases, economy stumbling: Just “too much winning”

Major irony: the perceived, 2016 “change” candidate was and is utterly incapable of change.

Police officer placed on leave after hitting bystander on video

Livestreaming a video of an arrest where a police officer's use of force leads to his arrest.