Environment

Generative AI Is a Climate Disaster

Generative AI Is a Climate Disaster Generative AI Is a Climate Disaster

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Sasha Luccioni on the climate impacts of AI.

Jul 18, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

Juan Mario Paulzen Sandy and Anibal Aguilar Gomez are escorted by policemen following their arrest, accused of being accomplices of now-dismissed army chief General Juan Jose Zuniga, after he led a military movement that attempted to seize the government palace by force in La Paz, on June 27, 2024.

A Failed Coup in Bolivia, Protests in Kenya, and Assange’s Plea Deal A Failed Coup in Bolivia, Protests in Kenya, and Assange’s Plea Deal

On this episode of American Prestige, headlines from around the globe.

Jun 28, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a state memorial ceremony for the victims of the 1948 Altalena affair, at Nachalat Yitzhak cemetery in Tel Aviv, on June 18, 2024.

Lebanon-Israel Tensions, a Ukraine “Summit on Peace,” and Anti-Vax Misinformation Lebanon-Israel Tensions, a Ukraine “Summit on Peace,” and Anti-Vax Misinformation

On this episode of American Prestige, headlines from around the globe.

Jun 21, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Israeli hostage Andrei Kozlov disembarks with soldiers from an air force CH-53 Sea Stallion military helicopter which landed in the grounds of the Sheba Medical Center, after his rescue by the Israeli army from captivity in the Gaza Strip, on June 8, 2024.

An Israeli Hostage Operation, a Victory for the European Right, and Tensions in Korea An Israeli Hostage Operation, a Victory for the European Right, and Tensions in Korea

On this episode of American Prestige, headlines from around the globe.

Jun 13, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

A person waves a South African flag during the DA’s final rally in Benoni on May 26, 2024, ahead of the South African elections scheduled for May 29, 2024.

Biden’s Cease-Fire Push, India and South Africa Elections, and an Immigration Executive Order Biden’s Cease-Fire Push, India and South Africa Elections, and an Immigration Executive Order

On this episode of American Prestige, headlines from around the globe.

Jun 7, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Danzig-Polish fugitives, mostly Jews from the towns surrounding Warsaw, waiting in the quarantine station at Danzig for vessels sailing to the United States, in 1920.

American Origins of the Israel-Palestine Conflict—Plus, Climate Hope American Origins of the Israel-Palestine Conflict—Plus, Climate Hope

On this episode, Harold Meyerson talks about the immigration restriction act passed 100 years ago this month and Elizabeth Kolbert about her new climate change book, H Is for Hope...

May 15, 2024 / Audio / Jon Wiener

Man pours liquid into a bottle in front of a pile of bottles

Plastic Recycling Is a Scam Plastic Recycling Is a Scam

On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Dharna Noor on how industry lobbies invented the recycling myth.

Mar 7, 2024 / Audio / Paris Marx

Union members picket outside a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa., Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike.)

The UAW’s Historic Victory—Plus, Elon Musk and American Democracy The UAW’s Historic Victory—Plus, Elon Musk and American Democracy

On this episode of Start Making Sense, Harold Meyerson analyzes the auto strike, and David Nasaw talks about Tesla and Twitter.

Oct 12, 2023 / Audio / Jon Wiener

Bill McKibben: Power to the People in Maine—Plus, Clinton’s “Fabulous Failure”

Bill McKibben: Power to the People in Maine—Plus, Clinton’s “Fabulous Failure” Bill McKibben: Power to the People in Maine—Plus, Clinton’s “Fabulous Failure”

Podcast / Start Making Sense / Oct 5, 2023 Bill McKibben: Power to the People in Maine—Plus, Clinton’s “Fabulous Failure” On this episode of Start Making Sense, the coming re…

Oct 5, 2023 / Audio

Car Dealers Versus Electric Vehicles

Car Dealers Versus Electric Vehicles Car Dealers Versus Electric Vehicles

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, Alexander Sammon on the political power of a reactionary car cartel.

Jun 7, 2023 / Audio / Jeet Heer

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