Being an early adopter of solar technology has given me personal insight into some of the practical limitations and difficulties of the energy transition.
Is the Right Wing ‘Whitewashing’ the History Curriculum Taught in Public Schools?
A fight over new history curriculum standards in Virginia is part of a nationwide campaign to undermine public schools and prevent educators from teaching the truth about America’s inequality.
There’s No Such Thing as ‘Humane Slaughter’ of Livestock—Federal Records Prove It
Most meat-eaters want to believe that the animals they eat don’t suffer, but time and again, federal records have shown that they do.
An Ancient Recipe for Social Success
New evidence and understandings about the structure of successful early societies across Asia, Africa, and the Western Hemisphere are sweeping away the popular assumption that early societies tended toward autocracy and despotism.
Why the Climate Justice March in South Korea Could Be a Game-Changer for the Environment
On September 24, 2022, more than 30,000 people occupied the main roads of downtown Seoul, South Korea, for the nation’s largest climate justice march.
The Meat Industry Has Created a False Dichotomy That Pits People Against Animals
It’s a common narrative that factory farming—despite animal cruelty, environmental destruction, and human health impacts—has net positives that make it an important part of society, especially in rural America.
The Economic Realities We Face at the End of 2022
U.S. capitalism and its empire are widely perceived as waning. Europe’s role as a U.S. ally and indeed its economic future became correspondingly riskier as a result.
Are our food choices a major driver of climate change?
We generally do not think of food as a source of climate change. But if we consider all aspects we will be surprised.