Saturday, June 25, 2022

Tag: presidential election

No debates, Joe; a discussion

If Biden and Bernie can have public discussions about important platform and personnel issues, the likelihood is that they could find genuine compromises and form a real coalition.

Strongman: Jair Bolsonaro and the unexpected rise of the far right...

It remains to be seen if Fernando Haddad can rally the country to prevent a Bolsonaro presidency.

Why is the radical right still winning?

What that Protestant Reformation can teach us about the durability of far-right movements – and the order they seek to replace.

Even Republicans Agree: Money Isn’t Speech

A grossly unequal amount of political spending is going towards Republican candidates. They should remember: if political speech is measured in million-dollar campaign contributions, then by definition it isn’t free.

The Venality of the 2016 Presidential Election

The 2016 presidential race should be referred to as the Money Primary—controlled not by voters, but by super-wealthy donors. And the results are already in!

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US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe for humans and...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Bayer appeal to dismiss Roundup weedkiller lawsuits rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

Bayer said it plans to replace glyphosate-based weed-killing ingredients in products for non-professionals in the U.S. with alternative active ingredients in order to “manage litigation risk in the U.S.,” but not due to concerns about safety.

What pundit Ezra Klein doesn’t get about parenting in a looming climate crisis

It’s a matter of math: Bigger families mean more carbon emissions.

Latin America’s new new left

The recent election in Colombia has produced new hope for the country--and for the whole region.

Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.