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I Saw the Future of Climate Technology—and Its Big-Oil Investors

I Saw the Future of Climate Technology—and Its Big-Oil Investors I Saw the Future of Climate Technology—and Its Big-Oil Investors

At the Cleantech North America conference, the fates of climate-tech start-ups are tangled into the balance sheets of companies who caused the crisis in the first place.

Feb 15, 2024 / Molly Taft

Harry Belafonte sings before a crowd at a civil rights rally.

From the Front Lines to the Corporate World: My DEI Journey From the Front Lines to the Corporate World: My DEI Journey

From intention to impact: a practical guide.

Feb 14, 2024 / Malia Lazu

LA’s Corporate Class Wants to Reverse Progressive Gains

LA’s Corporate Class Wants to Reverse Progressive Gains LA’s Corporate Class Wants to Reverse Progressive Gains

The LA left’s newfound electoral muscle has transformed the city into one of the most renter-friendly in the country. Business and real estate interests are fighting back.

Feb 12, 2024 / Feature / Mike Bonin and Peter Dreier

Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, speaks during a news conference at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, May 18, 2023.

Bernie Sanders: “The International Billionaire Class Is Making Out Like Bandits” Bernie Sanders: “The International Billionaire Class Is Making Out Like Bandits”

The Vermont senator denounces the wealth concentration fueling global wars at the expense of everyday people.

Feb 8, 2024 / Sen. Bernie Sanders

Beth Lewis, Executive Director of Save Our Schools Arizona, speaks out against income tax cuts and election law changes passed by the Arizona Legislature in Phoenix, Arizona on September 28, 2017.

In Red States, the Bill for School Voucher Bait-and-Switch Is Coming Due In Red States, the Bill for School Voucher Bait-and-Switch Is Coming Due

For GOP lawmakers who view public education as a quasi-socialist project, the gaping hole in state budgets left by subsidizing private school tuition is a feature, not a bug.

Feb 7, 2024 / Jennifer C. Berkshire and Jack Schneider

Is Derek Penslar the Wrong Kind of Jew for Harvard?

Is Derek Penslar the Wrong Kind of Jew for Harvard? Is Derek Penslar the Wrong Kind of Jew for Harvard?

He’s a distinguished scholar, director of Harvard’s Center for Jewish Studies, and former president of the American Academy for Jewish Research. But Bill Ackman doesn’t like him.

Feb 2, 2024 / Eric Alterman

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during afternoon trading on January 22, 2024, in New York City. The Dow Jones and S&P both hit all-time highs with the Dow Jones closing over 38,000 points for the first time ever as stocks continue to rise.

Why We Need a “Doug Jones” More Than a Dow Jones Why We Need a “Doug Jones” More Than a Dow Jones

On the Magnificent Seven and market myths.

Jan 30, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Young man holding wallet and counting money.

“I Had to Turn My Interests Into Something Profitable” “I Had to Turn My Interests Into Something Profitable”

For many young people today, work often means giving up their hobbies—or being forced to monetize them.

Jan 25, 2024 / StudentNation / Aina Marzia

Signage outside an Amazon Go store

How Students in Seattle Got More School Counselors—Paid for by the City’s Wealthiest Corporations How Students in Seattle Got More School Counselors—Paid for by the City’s Wealthiest Corporations

Local politicians said it couldn't be done. The Seattle Times said it shouldn't be done. The students stuck to their demands and proved them wrong.

Jan 19, 2024 / Natalya McConnell

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks during a press conference at Ronald Reagan National Airport.

Pete Buttigieg Refuses to Reform a Dangerously Unsafe Airline Industry Pete Buttigieg Refuses to Reform a Dangerously Unsafe Airline Industry

Countless near misses and faulty equipment require systematic attack—not soothing rhetoric.

Jan 12, 2024 / Jeet Heer

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