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Al Gore

Our Five Biggest Delusions About Climate Change

We need a new humanities of climate change to guide us through the dilemmas and paradoxes that it will bring

David Wallace-Wells ·

After 40 Years of Government Inaction on Climate, Have We Finally Turned a Corner?

 Policy expert Gus Speth talks about Our Children’s Trust’s lawsuit, explaining the U.S.’s longtime knowledge of climate change even as it pushed fossil fuels. But now we've got a fighting chance.

Fran Korten ·

Howard’s End

Schultz doesn’t seem to give a damn about what his political escapades do to America

Robert Reich ·

Answering the Attacks on the Green New Deal

Critics dismiss it as a dream. But that’s precisely what it is. It’s visionary.

John Feffer ·

Why Nation Owes Bernie Sanders Our Enduring Gratitude

Most importantly, he showed Democrats they could run successfully on policies like Medicare for all, free public higher education, and higher taxes on the wealthy – instead of the cautious “New Democrat” centrism of Bill Clinton, Al Gore, John Kerry, and Barack Obama

Robert Reich ·

Top 5 Reasons Trump Should Not Get the Nobel Peace Prize

I’m just trying to understand the squirrels running around in Trump’s brain

Juan Cole ·

'The National Popular Vote Movement Is Winning": Colorado Bill to Scrap Electoral College Advances

Colorado is poised to become the 12th state to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, under which states declare the winner of presidential elections based on which candidate wins the popular vote

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

Trump Such a Fool on Climate Internet Forced to Ask: How Can 'Global Waming' Tweet Not Be a Troll?

"Trump's climate-trolling is such obvious outrage bait that you almost want to ignore it, but it's also self-provided evidence of one of the most significant ignorance crises of his presidency."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

How Libertarian Theology and Trump Are Destroying the Internet—and America

According to Trump and his billionaire libertarian owners, the safety and security of America is not the proper role of government. Not our air, our water, our public lands, or even our internet

Thom Hartmann ·

As Planet Heats Further, Even Davos Elite Warns Humanity Is 'Sleepwalking Into Catastrophe'

"Sleepwalking? Nah," remarked Naomi Klein, decrying the "Davos Class" policies of global deregulation, privatization, unending consumption, and growth-worship. "Pretty sure your eyes were wide open."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·