The massive roadblocks standing in the way of American greatness
Can the America of today be considered one of the greatest nations in the world?
Nepo babies and the myth of the meritocracy
Society’s top tiers are rife with nepotism. It’s past time to expose just how much unearned wealth and power has been accrued by elites.
How to survive us
Young people need real information and analysis, survival skills and resources.
Successful tool lending libraries force us to rethink what the public...
Spawned in the wake of World War II, tool libraries lend implements and devices and provide practical guidance to community members who can’t afford to own or store their own tools.
Burning books (or rather book companies)
Think of this as the modern capitalist version of burning books, though as with those fossil-fuel companies, it is, in reality, more like burning the future.
Four Black women who have advanced human rights
The four introduced here are inspirational—for the changes they brought about, for their work ethic, and for their passion to improve the everyday lives of marginalized or oppressed groups.
Nice try, Chris Hedges, but neither Joyce, nor Ulysses offers a...
Where's proof behind Hedges' hyperbole that James Joyce is especially unique in railing against the "poisons of nationalism and idolatry"—or offers political urgency?
An uncharitable view of charity
The need for charity only exists because we’re tolerating intentional injustices and widespread inequality created by power elites.
Save our endangered cartoonists
Right before our eyes, an invaluable American species is fast disappearing from view: Kartoonus Amerikanas. These are the newspaper...
Staying hopeful in turbulent times
Which is why we have to keep up the fight even when feeling deeply discouraged.