Humans Only Have Few Decades Left. But We Can Change That.

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

By severing effect from cause, we are not only dangerously cut off from understanding the gravity of these events, but we are also blind to climate change events that (so far) haven’t resulted in [...]

Lamenting Venezuela’s “Humanitarian Crisis” While Blocking Its Resolution

By Roger Harris, -

A New York Times headline screams “As Venezuela collapses, children are dying of hunger.” Lurid pictures show dead infants. A companion “article of the day teaching activities,” asks: “Why do [...]

The Big Picture: 3 Toxic Crises Boiling Over In Florida

By Dipika Kadaba, -

By Dipika Kadaba for The Revelator - A difficult hurricane season unearths issues ranging from cancer hotspots to deadly bacteria. Ah, Florida — home to famous natural landscapes and amazing [...]

How The Vietnam War Prepared Puerto Ricans To Confront Crisis

By Michael Stewart Foley, -

By Michael Stewart Foley for Waging Nonviolence - This week, as Puerto Ricans feel once again like a White House afterthought, it is hard not to conclude that Puerto Rico matters to Washington [...]

Diseases Of Despair

By Chris Hedges, -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - The opioid crisis, the frequent mass shootings, the rising rates of suicide, especially among middle-aged white males, the morbid obesity, the obsession with [...]

No Wonder US Forces In Morale Crisis

By Finian Cunningham, -

By Finian Cunningham for Information Clearing House - August 24, 2017 "Information Clearing House" -The spate of deadly US Navy collisions is a symptom of a wider morale crisis among American [...]

Dilemmas Of The Radical Left In A Dying Capitalist System

By Immanuel Wallerstein, -

By Immanuel Wallerstein for Toward Freedom - In what I call the pan-European world (North America; western, northern, and southern Europe; and Australasia), the basic electoral choice for the [...]

How Capitalist Central Banks Have Been Creating The Next Financial Crisis

By Jack Rasmus, -

By Jack Rasmus for Counter Punch - As central bankers, finance ministers, and government policy makers head off to their annual gathering at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this August, 24-26, 2017, the [...]

US Health Catastrophe: Drug Overdose Deaths Approach 60,000 A Year

By E.P. Milligan, -

By E.P. Milligan for WSWS - Drug overdose deaths in the United States are rising sharply, the National Center for Health Statistics reported Tuesday. For the year-long period ending January 2017, [...]

Latest Trends In The Capitalist Crisis

By C.J. Polychroniou, -

By C.J. Polychroniou for Truthout - Having survived the financial meltdown of 2008, corporate capitalism and the financial masters of the universe have made a triumphant return to their [...]

California Statewide Coalition Housing Now Confronts Housing Crisis

By Deepa Varma, -

By Deepa Varma for The Examiner - California now has the highest poverty rate in the nation when the cost of housing is taken into account. Since 2005, more than 2.5 million Californians have [...]

Can The World Defend Itself From Omnicide?

By Staff, -

By Staff of The Nader Page - Negotiations are not even underway for a cyberwarfare treaty among nations. The sheer scale and horrific implications of this weaponry seems to induce societies to [...]

Our Nation’s Growing Water Crisis: What You Need To Know

By Staff, -

By Staff of EKU Online - The existing water pipes used to supply water to homes, businesses, schools and commercial buildings were installed at different times and were made from different [...]

Reading “Politics In A Time Of Crisis” – A View From The Left

By Duane Campbell, -

By Duane Campbell for DSA - Spanish political leader Pablo Iglesias Turrión has written Politics in a Time of Crisis: Podemos and the Future of European Democracy, published in an English [...]

Week Long Fast For Yemen Announced

By Kathy Kelly, -

By Kathy Kelly for Voices For Creative Nonviolence - Just a few short years ago, Yemen was judged to be among the poorest countries in the world, ranking 154th out of the 187 nations on the [...]

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