Sunday, July 3, 2022

Tag: Book

How corporate food monopolies caused the baby formula scandal 

The fact that a handful of companies produce the majority of our food means that small disruptions will have big impacts. This time the impacts are borne by American babies.

Our bodies, societies and planet are inflamed for the same reasons

Raj Patel and Rupa Marya coauthored the book Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice to highlight the connections between health and structural injustice.

New book argues mandatory voting will fulfill America’s promise of democracy

Miles Rapoport and E.J. Dionne say a healthier political culture and more representative government will result when all eligible citizens vote.

The global seafood supply is being contaminated by microplastics, but major...

Our addiction to plastic is having negative effects all along the food chain.

How nanoplastics enter the human body

If you regularly drink water from plastic bottles, you’re likely ingesting even more plastic than the average consumer.

What it’s like to watch a harpooned whale die right before...

Author Paul Watson has no problem with critics calling him and his marine-life-defending colleagues pirates—it’s far better than helplessly standing by and doing nothing in the face of the violence against animals they have witnessed.

Imagining New York in 2050: How a flood-prone metropolis could win...

Econo-diversity makes cities resilient in times of crisis.

In the face of big environmental challenges, our everyday actions are...

David Wallace-Wells’s new book on climate change offers a powerful warning, but misses the mark on the importance of small, individual efforts.

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Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

56% of Muslim Americans support women’s right to choose, and more Muslim-majority nations offer...

The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.