Thursday, December 1, 2022

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Housing is a human right—here’s how to make it a reality

The federal government has for years enabled the private market to make money off our housing needs. Now, as home prices and rents skyrocket, there is a simple solution: offer people a public option for housing.

How Portland’s activists are bringing mutual aid to the homeless

Mutual aid offers a route to directly help people living outside, and potentially save lives through the winter months.

The big industry that COP26 failed to tackle

Our broken and inhumane food system is a huge source of emissions, so why isn’t it a major part of the climate solution?

How the Build Back Better bill will help millions of Americans...

“It’s not just about the elderly. Hearing loss doesn’t magically happen in old age. It gradually occurs over years and years. It’s something that could be prevented.”

COP26: Climate pledges don’t match up with policies—or consumer behavior

The Glasgow Climate Pact kicks the climate can down the road.

COP26: Will humanity’s ‘last and best chance’ to save earth’s climate...

here is a chance we can prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis, but world leaders must hold businesses accountable and listen to Indigenous communities.

Why American workers want Congress to deliver an infrastructure bill

It all starts with the infrastructure bill. Millions of Americans eager for better lives expect Congress to push it over the finish line.

How celebrities are reconnecting with their hometowns to boost progressive local...

Since its founding in 2017, the Hometown Project has helped more than 125 down-ballot candidates stand out.

Why the Taliban’s promise to stop the opium trade rings hollow

Uncertainty abounds over what the Taliban’s opium policy will actually look like. In the meantime, the farmers are planting the seeds for next year’s crop right now.

You’ll know an economic and social justice plan is serious if...

A new report on the solidarity economy details how investments in culture can support economic and racial justice.

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Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

‘Love wins again’: Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage

"Today we celebrate this win, tomorrow we continue to fight for the justice and equity that every American deserves."

175 nations start negotiations for legally binding international treaty on plastic pollution

Negotiators from 175 nations will create a team of scientists to address the plastic pollution crisis worldwide.