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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.

Valuing all lives equally would transform how we respond to the climate crisis.

Blogs

One week after the president stated that “no challenge poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change,” his administration proposes to open up vast stretches of ocean in the Atlantic and Arctic to oil and gas drilling.

January 28, 2015

“For two days the snow has had New York in its power.”

January 27, 2015

Debunking climate change and other myths of liberal “science.”

January 27, 2015

Despite his moderate image during the campaign, Larry Hogan has transformed into a hardline conservative almost overnight.

January 23, 2015

Killing the pipeline for good would reveal that the incoming GOP majority has little to offer by way of an economic agenda.

January 6, 2015

“Cloud labor” sites like Crowdflower may be the face of the future—but their wages are stuck in a sweatshop past.

January 5, 2015

The real tech revolution may not be in Silicon Valley but at a Nokia factory outside Chennai.

December 29, 2014

Advocates for countries most affected by climate change are outraged.

December 12, 2014

Water privatization could soon be the next front in the austerity wars.

December 8, 2014

Walmart claims to be environmentally friendly, but the details tell a different story.

December 3, 2014