Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: poverty

People act where US fails on climate

If we are to have a livable future, we must act rapidly.

Extreme poverty cut in half? Only in the minds of the...

The median wealth of the world's adults is $2,222, down from $3,248 at the end of 2007.

Yes, half of Americans are in or near poverty: Here’s more...

Too many Americans have been cheated out of opportunities to share in our nation's prosperity.

Signs of America’s demise, and one way to survive

Finding a compromise between capitalism and socialism.

Hawaii could be the first state to implement universal basic income

“The economy remains stable, everyone benefits, and no one is left behind.”

The hunger president

As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.

The revolution in work calls for an evolution in living

This is not an unattainable utopian vision. It is the realistic picture of a world in which humanity responds creatively and pragmatically to the changes that technology presents us with.

How Americans became poor

If we want to create a vibrant middle class, we have to abandon slogans and simplistic solutions and understand the bigger picture.

The plant-based solution to hunger

Poverty, malnutrition, and hunger are a result of politics, not scarcity.

The Obama legacy: Place-based poverty

Keeping successful programs for people in poverty is the only way to secure their survival during the Trump era.

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Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...

For-profit company makes $750 per day, per immigrant child yet maintains deplorable conditions

For $750 a day a child could stay in a suite at Trump's Washington hotel.

Here are some of the climate-linked disasters and rollbacks Trump’s ‘environmental leadership’ speech didn’t...

“It's fitting that President Trump is promoting his awful environmental record on the same day that the White House is flooding after a historic storm.”