How to take down a cult leader

Dec 15, 2019 by

[Translate] President Donald J. Trump waves as he prepares to board Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, en...

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The real outrage of the Afghan...

Dec 15, 2019 by

[Translate] On Monday, December 9, The Washington Post released a confidential trove of 2,000 pages of government documents that...

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Move Over, Peak Oil. Scientist...

Dec 12, 2019 by

“If the livestock sector were to continue with business as usual,” experts warn, “this sector alone would account for 49% of the emissions budget for 1.5°C by 2030.”

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Fox News’ Chris Wallace calls ...

Dec 12, 2019 by

[Translate] “I believe that President Trump is engaged in the most direct sustained assault on freedom of the press in our...

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Mitch McConnell’s plan for a s...

Dec 12, 2019 by

[Translate] So Moscow Mitch McConnell has made it all but official: The Republican Senate will acquit Donald Trump in his impeachment...

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Ralph Nader: Failure by Congre...

Dec 9, 2019 by

Will the Democrats move to impeach Trump for a narrow brace of violations and accept that the Senate Republicans will keep this outlaw in the White House?

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The media keeps ignoring the b...

Dec 3, 2019 by

With the House Judiciary Committee poised to take up the impeachment baton and hold a new round of public hearings this month, the Beltway press continues to absorb and echo Republican talking points that claim the inquiry isn’t resonating with Americans.

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‘Cognitive decline’: Psychiatr...

Nov 27, 2019 by

A psychiatry professor is sounding the alarm about President Donald Trump’s slurred speech, most recently after he touted a record “sock rocket” during his campaign rally in Florida Tuesday.

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WATER POLLUTION — EPA pr...

Nov 25, 2019 by

The Tennessee Valley Authority has long argued it shouldn’t be required to limit the toxic metals that its coal-fired power plant dumps into the Cumberland River.

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Yale psychiatrist: Trump’s 53-...

Nov 25, 2019 by

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the White House doctor said of Donald Trump’s recent, sudden visit to Walter Reed Hospital: “Despite some speculation, the President … did not undergo any specialized cardiac or neurologic evaluations.”

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Trump’s half-cocked and bumbli...

Nov 23, 2019 by

After two weeks of testimony in the impeachment hearings, we have the broad outlines of Donald Trump’s conspiracy to extort Ukraine into helping him cheat in the 2020 election.

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Red flags raised after Trump o...

Nov 23, 2019 by

Iraq is one of the top recipients of American assistance, and the U.S. foreign aid agency manages more than $1 billion in projects there, including funding for Iraqi religious minorities pushed by Vice President Mike Pence.

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Noam Chomsky: Democratic Party...

Nov 21, 2019 by

As the 2020 election race heats up, U.S. politics, the nation’s political culture as a whole, and even the future of organized human life are at a crossroads.

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I’ve Given Up All Hope in Sena...

Nov 20, 2019 by

I believed the combination — shame and the well-honed D.C. survival instinct — could be enough to collect 20 Republican votes to remove this demonstrable menace of a president. I believed it was possible.

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David Orr: Is There a Future f...

Nov 14, 2019 by

[Translate] This keynote talk was delivered at the 2019 Bioneers Conference. We are living through the most dangerous challenge to...

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‘Blather and hysteria’: Conser...

Nov 14, 2019 by

Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, Rep. Devin Nunes of California and other House Republicans were clearly trying to rally the Trumpian base on Wednesday, when the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump offered its first public testimony.

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The world’s energy report card...

Nov 14, 2019 by

The world just got its energy report card … and at best, its grades are mixed.

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Build Tall or Net-Zero? The Co...

Nov 13, 2019 by

As President Trump moves forward with America’s globally embarrassing plan to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, the state of California is—in addition to addressing the brunt of current climate change impacts—leading the nation in crafting policy around emissions reductions.

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Opinion: Imagine if L.A. put t...

Nov 11, 2019 by

In the summer of 2028, hundreds of thousands of athletes, support staff and tourists will flood into Los Angeles for the 34th Olympiad, all needing a roof over their heads immediately. Within hours, they will all find one.

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No other president would have ...

Nov 11, 2019 by

[Translate] < President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House Wednesday evening, Aug. 21, 2019,...

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It’s Friday, November 8, and H...

Nov 8, 2019 by

In recent days, the mayors of Honolulu and Maui County announced plans to file lawsuits against major fossil fuel companies for damages resulting from climate change.

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ARCHITECTURE 2030 NEWS & ...

Nov 7, 2019 by

Introducing Achieving Zero: a “how-to” framework and a set of tools to enable cities and sub-national governments (state, provincial, and regional) to achieve crucial emissions reduction targets in the building sector.

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‘Case closed’: Robert Reich ex...

Nov 6, 2019 by

[Translate] Image via Wikimedia Commons. Written by Robert Reich / Robert Reich’s Blog November 5, 2019 Trump has asked a...

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Sonny and Donnie: Down on the ...

Nov 5, 2019 by

Government by the rich is called plutocracy.

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Former GOP rep says Fox News i...

Nov 5, 2019 by

Former Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., who announced in August that he would compete against President Donald Trump for the 2020 GOP nomination, has accused Fox News and conservative radio of lying about the impeachment inquiry.

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Meet the MythBuster for climat...

Nov 5, 2019 by

Back in 2008, Stéphane Dion, the leader of Canada’s Liberal Party, asked the economist Mark Jaccard for his advice on climate policy. Dion wanted to put a carbon tax at the center of his campaign to become prime minister.

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San Francisco’s Unhoused Peopl...

Nov 4, 2019 by

[Translate] TRUTHOUT By Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! Reading List Immigration The US Will Soon Dump Many Asylum Seekers in Guatemala...

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Here are 9 of the biggest bomb...

Nov 4, 2019 by

[Translate] President Donald J. Trump points to the crowd and claps his hands as he disembarks Air Force One Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019,...

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Robert Reich: The real divide ...

Nov 4, 2019 by

[Translate] Image via Screengrab. Written by Robert Reich / Robert Reich’s Blog November 4, 2019 In the conventional view of...

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Modern Cities Breed Alienation...

Nov 2, 2019 by

From a young age, consumerist settings are normalized to pair as social spaces.

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