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As US squanders $728.5 billion/ yr on Pentagon, China captures 65%...

The US Republican Party and their plus-one, Sen. Joe Manchin, are preventing the US from becoming the dominant automaker in the world in this decade by consistently shooting down the green energy and transportation provisions.

The US ‘COMPETES’ with China—at what cost?

Originally published in National Priorities Project. This Februrary, the House of Representatives passed its version of a sweeping bill...

China is digging its own grave (and ours as well)

How do we create a new world order amid a climate crisis?

How can the US accuse any nation of violating ‘rules-based international...

The implication is that if Congressional approves an illegal war or act of war, that makes it legit.

Eurasia’s ring of fire

Throughout 2021, Americans were absorbed in arguments over mask mandates, school closings, and the meaning of the January 6th attack on the...

The high stakes of the US-Russia confrontation over Ukraine

The U.S. must step back from the brink of a U.S.-Russia war, and then from the larger Cold War with China and Russia that they have so blindly and foolishly stumbled into.

China’s governmental policies have helped save the nearly extinct Amur tigers

“There is still a long way to go to build a viable future for tigers in northeast China, but the situation looks good.”

Chinese fossil fuel investments in Africa

African countries need investments, China needs raw materials, and African activists are fed up with the resulting corruption and environmental damage.

The US and China must find a way to cooperate at...

Biden has pledged to reverse the climate policy damage wrought by the Trump presidency; he will pursue ambitious national initiatives and international cooperation, including with China.

Do you want a new Cold War?

Because that’s just where the Biden administration is clearly taking us.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

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.

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”