Trump’s ‘shocking and deeply d...

Jan 20, 2020 by

[Translate] Even though President Donald Trump has been impeached for his efforts to shake down the Ukrainian government to...

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Constitutional lawyer Laurence...

Jan 16, 2020 by

In recent days, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has floated the idea that the Senate might vote to dismiss the articles of impeachment against President Trump without ever holding a trial.

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The Shocking Size of the Austr...

Jan 3, 2020 by

The devastating California wildfires of 2018 and last year’s fires in the Amazon rainforest made international headlines and shocked the world, but in terms of size they are far smaller than the current bushfire crisis in Australia, where approximately 12 million acres have been burned to date.

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Australia Braces for More Deva...

Jan 3, 2020 by

Australia is bracing for what is expected to be the worst weekend yet in an already devastating climate-fueled wildfire season that has ravaged the southeastern part of the country, killed at least 18 people and nearly half a billion animals, and destroyed 14.5 million acres of land.

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The press finally tried—and fa...

Jan 2, 2020 by

With Donald Trump becoming the first American president to be impeached in his first term, while holed up in the White House tweeting endless attacks around the clock like some internet troll, 2019 should have been the year the Beltway media finally shed its signature timidity and forcefully stood up to him.

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Here’s why Congress wants to l...

Jan 1, 2020 by

Just try phoning Trump’s private banker Rosemary T. Vrablic at Deutsche Bank’s U.S. headquarters in Manhattan.

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We broke down the last decade ...

Jan 1, 2020 by

As this hottest-on-record, godforsaken decade draws to a close, it’s clear that global warming is no longer a problem for future generations but one that’s already displacing communities, costing billions, and driving mass extinctions.

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‘Happy New Year, you’re fired’...

Jan 1, 2020 by

Railing against illegal immigration and promising to build a U.S./Mexico border wall are two of the ways in which President Donald Trump fires up his base at MAGA rallies, yet media outlets ranging from the Washington Post to the Spanish-language Univision network have reported that the Trump Organization has continued to use undocumented workers in 2019 —

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Robert Reich: Here are 5 ways ...

Dec 30, 2019 by

Artificial intelligence, robots, and other advanced technologies are already transforming the world of work – and their impact is just beginning.

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Scientists establish link betw...

Dec 30, 2019 by

[Translate] Lindsey Graham Screengrab...

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Here are 10 fake facts that Tr...

Dec 19, 2019 by

As President Donald Trump’s impeachment seems to be all but a forgone conclusion in the House of Representatives, the Republican Party is still desperately spinning the damning facts of the case.

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How much can one person do to ...

Dec 17, 2019 by

Helping to limit global warming can seem like a daunting task for one person. But, as with all massive undertakings, breaking it down into smaller steps can make it seem more manageable.

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How to take down a cult leader

Dec 15, 2019 by

Do you focus on shaming them for the damage they’re doing?

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The real outrage of the Afghan...

Dec 15, 2019 by

On Monday, December 9, The Washington Post released a confidential trove of 2,000 pages of government documents that revealed that senior U.S. officials repeatedly failed to tell the truth about the war in Afghanistan.

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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

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

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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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