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Four decades after the passage of the Clean Water Act, regulators haven’t kept up with the pollution pressure that growing populations put on America’s shorelines.

We can no longer hope to address the climate crisis, or our deep social ills, by working strictly within the system. We must change the system itself.

US-Mexico border

Israeli companies are using the lessons they’ve learned occupying Gaza to militarize the US border.

The scientists at the Doomsday Clock say that failed political leadership on climate change and nuclear weapons endangers “every person on earth.”

Tambor mining project eviction

As nonviolent protests have spread throughout the country, the right-wing government and the mines’ security operations have responded with force.

Eula Biss

Eula Biss’s On Immunity is a slipshod book full of brilliant moments.

Has digital technology destroyed leisure?

People's Climate March

As Ursula K. Le Guin reminds us, any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings.

Blogs

The veteran rocker is giving Europe “a masterclass in focused protest rock that puts younger artists to shame.”

July 1, 2015

Pope Francis understands that the choice to confront the climate crisis now lies with the people.

July 1, 2015

When the green hype overpowers industrial safety, workers pay the price.

June 24, 2015

The pope’s encyclical on climate change is a call for economic justice.

June 23, 2015

How the “Twin Ocean Railroad” pits people against profit.

June 19, 2015

As governor of Florida, Bush said publicly that climate change was not a “top priority.” He also quietly ordered a review of policy options for responding to it.

June 18, 2015

Is Republican Representative Ken Ivory trying to save rural counties, or defraud them?

June 16, 2015

The world’s largest oil and gas companies are finally admitting climate change is real—and that they’re to blame.

June 16, 2015

How everyone benefits from the merger of worker protection and sustainability in one of the city’s least-regulated industries.

June 12, 2015

You can’t squeeze clean water out of dirty business.

April 27, 2015