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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 ·

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 ·

Deadly Disparity: Closing the Tree Equity Divide

A project in Los Angeles could help communities that lack tree canopy and provide a much-needed tool to protect residents from dangerous temperatures.

Tara Lohan ·

Economists Worry Covid-19 May End Standardized Testing Altogether

However, test scores are effectively useless.

Steven Singer ·

At The Olympics, Dr. Biden Should Be an Ambassador for Vaccine Equity

Dr. Biden should arrive with a message of global unity to tackle the virus, and a clear signal that the U.S. will lead rich nations in ensuring that everyone, everywhere has access to COVID-19 vaccines.

Liza Barrie ·

Billionaire Space Race: The Ultimate Symbol of Flawed Capitalism

Despite overwhelming evidence that relentless expansion is undermining nature and driving us towards a devastating climate emergency, the "fairytales of eternal growth" still reign supreme.

Tim Jackson ·

Extreme Wealth Concentration: Billionaire Space Race Is a Wake-up Call

Bored billionaires want tax breaks to escape a planet they helped pollute. Should we even let them back?

Sam Pizzigati ·

New Campaign Demands World Leaders 'Stop Playing Games' and End Vaccine Apartheid

"Global leaders like President Biden cannot ignore the deadly pandemic and gross inequalities in vaccine distribution that are the backdrop of the Olympics this year."

Julia Conley ·

As US 'Drowning' in Unused Doses, WHO Chief Laments 'Horrifying Injustice' of Covid-19 Vaccine Inequity

"None of us is safe until all of us are safe. The tragedy of this pandemic is that it could have been under control by now, if vaccines had been allocated more equitably."

Brett Wilkins ·

Washington DC Council Approves 'Transformational' Budget Including Tax Increase on Wealthy

"Homelessness is a choice, and displacement is a choice, and poverty is a choice," said Councilmember Janeese Lewis George. "We have the wealth and the resources in our city to solve these issues."

Julia Conley ·

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