Samuel Miller McDonald

Samuel Miller McDonald is a geographer and author of Progress, a forthcoming book on the science and history of progress.

Kathy Eason, a worker at the Center for Highland Falls, stands outside the organization's storefront after being trapped inside by floodwaters the previous day, Monday, July 10, 2023, in Highland Falls, N.Y.

The Left Must Adapt or Die The Left Must Adapt or Die

This new era of climatic instability desperately demands a strategy based on the facts of today, not some imagined future.

Jul 20, 2023 / Editorial / Samuel Miller McDonald for The Nation

A demonstrator in Toulouse, France, denounces government inaction in the wake of the latest IPCC report on the climate crisis

Facing Up to the Climate Reckoning Ahead Facing Up to the Climate Reckoning Ahead

The IPCC’s forecast of fast-approaching climate catastrophe requires us to think, and organize, in urgent new ways.

Mar 24, 2023 / Samuel Miller McDonald