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Why are the billionaires always laughing?

Because they know the corporate media will never call bullshit on their bullshit.

Derrick Z. Jackson

Derrick Z. Jackson

Derrick Z. Jackson is a 2018 winner from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, a 10-time winner from the National Association of Black Journalists and a Pulitzer Prize finalist and co-author of Project Puffin: The Improbable Quest to Bring a Beloved Seabird Back to Egg Rock (2015).

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'Code Red' for Climate Means Reducing US Oil and Gas Production Now

Code red for humanity has to translate into a red light on fossil fuels.

Derrick Z. Jackson ·

Companies Must Disclose—and Face—Mounting Climate Risks

The United States is hurtling toward a half-trillion dollars' worth of annual economic losses in a do-nothing scenario on emissions.

Derrick Z. Jackson ·

Ignoring Climate Goals, Biden Administration Greenlights Oil Drilling in Alaska

You cannot approve massive oil drilling projects if you want to swiftly reach net-zero emissions.

Derrick Z. Jackson ·

When It Comes to Protecting America's Rivers and Streams, There's No Room for Compromise on Science

Michael Regan, President Biden's EPA administrator, must prioritize science and water quality over the demands of big industry.

Derrick Z. Jackson ·

Structural Racism Continues to Beset Pandemic Response

All across the nation, online signups for shots have been far easier for white-collar families with fast computers and high-speed Internet.

Derrick Z. Jackson ·

From Texas to Mississippi, States Dismantle Covid-19 Safety Protocols at Our Peril

Fauci and Walensky are flashing a yellow light to us. Governors are dangerously close to running a red.

Derrick Z. Jackson ·

America's Response to Covid-19 Should Long Perforate Our Pomposity About Being the Greatest Nation on Earth

500,000 US Covid-19 deaths and counting: a shameful public health failure.

Derrick Z. Jackson ·

The Environmental Justice Movement Takes Center Stage in the Biden Administration

The once lonely voice of environmental justice is no longer in the wilderness.

Derrick Z. Jackson ·

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