Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: society

‘The greatest purveyor of violence in the world’

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death."

The essentials of life

Humanity must find ways to make itself more humane and less human.

Inequality and the coronavirus

Or how to destroy American society from the top down.

When politicians turn immigration into a ‘crisis,’ entire societies suffer

A look at Sicily, where political restrictions on immigration are taking their toll on local residents as well as immigrants.

Let’s find many ways to share the goods of our society

Ideas can improve society. But they can also be destructive.

Learning the power of lies

Facts vs. falsehoods in the age of Trump.

What a society designed for well-being looks like

Economic justice goes a long way toward improving mental health up and down the socioeconomic ladder.

Thieves in the suites

After all, some of society's most inventive minds are flimflammers, Ponzi-schemers, gamers and embezzlers.

Our racial and ethnic roots in all their tangled diversity are...

Trumpian white supremacy has it all wrong.

Signs of a Dying Society

While Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning and John Kiriakou are vilified for revealing vital information about spying and bombing and torture, a man who...

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A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.

In blow to NRA, federal judge dismisses group’s bankruptcy case

The judge ruled that the powerful gun lobby declared bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid facing a New York state lawsuit that accuses the organization of fraud and seeks to disband it.

Corporate media oppose Afghan control of Afghanistan

Establishment reporting over the future of Afghanistan after Biden’s announcement demonstrated the imperialist mindset of corporate journalists.