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Failed US Empire: Is This Country Heading for the Exit?

Three decades after the Soviet empire headed for the exit, is it possible that the far more powerful American one is ever so chaotically heading in the same direction?

Tom Engelhardt ·


Living on a Newly Unrecognizable Planet

The massive storms in Germany, heat domes, and fires that produce their own weather suggest that models of linear progress may no longer be appropriate for storms of this magnitude and intensity.

John Buell ·


America's (Likely) Violent Future

"Where things go from there is uncertain, but so far there is no credible pathway to compromise and peace."

Richard Heinberg ·


The Privacy Debate Reveals How Big Tech’s “Transparency and User Control” Arguments Fall Flat

Giving users the illusion of control just isn’t a viable regulatory strategy.

Sara Collins ·


July 27th Isn’t Just Another Day

The Korean Armistice Agreement and the war it holds in abeyance are a “still-present-past"—and the Biden administration must support efforts for a binding peace agreement.

Ramsay Liem ·


It's Time for an Urgent Intervention in the Food System Ruining Our Climate

“No force on earth can stop an idea whose time has come,” Victor Hugo once said. The time for the Farm System Reform Act is now. We can’t afford to continue the downward spiral from an unsustainable food system. Here’s how we must change it.

Mark Schlosberg ·


The Olympic Event We Need: A Race To See Where People Live the Longest

What better way to help Americans understand that inequality is killing us.

Sam Pizzigati ·


100 Days Before COP26: The Transformative Solutions We Need in November

Many see COP26 as our last, best chance to prevent global temperatures from spiraling out of control.

Dorothy Grace Guerrero ·


Jeff Bezos Should Have Thanked American Taxpayers for Paying for His Space Ride

From the very start, the giant retailer's business strategy has relied on dodging taxes and pocketing public subsidies.

Scott Klinger ·


Vaccine Xenophobia Against Immigrants and Refugees Must End

None of us can be completely safe if any group or nation is left behind.

Faten Taki ·

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