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Republican vice presidential candidate and US Senator J.D. Vance speaks to Fox News anchor Sean Hannity on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 15, 2024, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

J.D. Vance, a Born-Again Trumpist, Offers a Political Jackpot for Democrats J.D. Vance, a Born-Again Trumpist, Offers a Political Jackpot for Democrats

Trump’s running mate has a history of embracing rancid positions to rise to the top.

Jul 17, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Visualizing the Future

Visualizing the Future Visualizing the Future

We aren’t saving the planet. The planet is saving us.

Jul 12, 2024 / OppArt / Peter Kuper

A game controller at the EA Sports NHL23 World Championships on June 27, 2023, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Can Video Games Help Us Beat Climate Change? Can Video Games Help Us Beat Climate Change?

The $160 billion industry has a massive carbon footprint, yet climate organizations are increasingly recognizing video games as an avenue for education and impact.

Jul 8, 2024 / StudentNation / Ilana Cohen

Donald Trump participates in the CNN Presidential Debate at the CNN Studios on June 27, 2024, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Why Aren’t We Talking About Trump’s Fascism? Why Aren’t We Talking About Trump’s Fascism?

Joe Biden has created a distraction from the existential question that should define this election.

Jul 5, 2024 / Jeet Heer

A group of workers stand behind a banner reading

The Win for EV Workers in the South You Didn’t Hear About The Win for EV Workers in the South You Didn’t Hear About

Could the union victory at an electric bus manufacturing plant in Alabama turn the South into a hub for quality jobs in the green economy? 

Jul 1, 2024 / Ella Fanger

Blood in the EV Supply Chain

Blood in the EV Supply Chain Blood in the EV Supply Chain

A look along the electric-vehicle supply chain reveals environmental and human exploitation at every stage.

Jul 1, 2024 / Michelle Chen

Supporters gather at a theater next to the Helena, Mont., courthouse on June 12, 2023, to watch the court proceedings for the nation's first youth climate change trial at Montana's First Judicial District Court. Sixteen plaintiffs, ranging in age from 6 to 22, are suing the state for promoting fossil fuel energy policies that they say violate their constitutional right to a “clean and healthful environment.”

It’s Time for the US to Declare a National Climate Emergency It’s Time for the US to Declare a National Climate Emergency

The US has no comprehensive climate action plan with clear, enforceable targets, timelines, and road maps for climate protection and restabilization—and it desperately needs one.

Jun 25, 2024 / John J. Berger

Claudia Sheinbaum, Mexico's president-elect, announces her cabinet picks at the Interactive Museum of Economics in Mexico City on June 20, 2024.

Claudia Sheinbaum’s Election in Mexico Shows How the Left Can Win Claudia Sheinbaum’s Election in Mexico Shows How the Left Can Win

Sheinbaum’s landslide victory is thanks to her commitment to continue policies that put the interests of the working class first.

Jun 21, 2024 / José Luis Granados Ceja

Paige Avila cools off her brother Eric Avila in Massachusetts in a 2012 heat wave.

With Air-Conditioning, Have We Passed the Point of No Return? With Air-Conditioning, Have We Passed the Point of No Return?

Consider it the feedback loop from hell: The greenhouse gas emissions air-conditioning releases ensure that we will continue to rely on it.

Jun 17, 2024 / Stan Cox

LAPD officers leave the University of Southern California after clearing an encampment on May 5, 2024.

The Liberal Police State: How Democrats Are Playing Into GOP Hands The Liberal Police State: How Democrats Are Playing Into GOP Hands

Applying the tactics of counterinsurgency warfare to peaceful domestic protest risks blurring the line between Trump and his opponents.

Jun 14, 2024 / Sandy Tolan

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