Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tag: Opinion

Why America needs union workers to drive the success of a...

Only America’s union workers have the skills and passion necessary to deliver historic, top-quality returns on the nation’s infrastructure investments.

How the USDA is failing America’s captive elephants

Performing elephants are denied all that is natural to them and are forced to endure beatings, electric shock, food and water deprivation and intimidation.

Why the U.S. must bolster retraining for workers harmed by unfair...

Relative to the size of its economy, the United States spends far less on worker training programs than many other industrial countries.

The myth that meat is essential for human health could harm...

Americans eat more meat per capita than any other country, even though meat consumption is linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Yes, home care is infrastructure—don’t let them play word games with...

Infrastructure, like charity, begins at home.

As Arizona wraps up hand count of 2020 ballots, new questions...

The state Senate’s contractors created 15 subtotals. Outside auditors examined 10,341.

Restoring the manufacturing base in the U.S. is the key to...

“Build new supply chains. Buy American.”

To save planet, solve twin crises of climate change and species...

Some climate solutions can actually harm biodiversity. But there are synergistic solutions that can tackle both issues.

So much for ‘the squad’—much-hyped new U.S. progressive bloc has caved...

People who want structural change in the U.S. will have to develop new channels and networks to overcome the established power system.

Humanity’s #1 environmental problem is consumption—climate change is just one of...

By focusing the climate fight on what we emit, not what we consume, we are destined to fail—net-zero emissions policies aren’t enough to prevent catastrophe.

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Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media is looking the...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.

The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push for racial equality

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.