Rebecca Gordon: Social Security Versus National Security
The U.S. “national security” budget is still the third rail of politics in this country.
Derrick Z. Jackson: Biden’s new moonshot — An offshore wind industry to rival Europe’s
Today, Europe has 5,400 turbines rising from the ocean with a capacity of 25 gigawatts, of energy – enough to power more than 8 million homes.
John Feffer: Waiting for the Cyber-Apocalypse
The Cold War Has Already Turned Hot — on the Internet.
Nomi Prins: Building or Unbuilding America?
Infrastructure Should Be the Great Economic Equalizer
Isaiah J. Poole: Infrastructure and a Green Stimulus | Why We Must Organize Before Congress Acts
The next wave of infrastructure spending cannot be business as usual. The Green Stimulus plan offers a necessary framework for getting this right.
Andrew J. Bacevich: The Great Reckoning
From our present vantage point, it seems clear that, by 2019, the United States had passed a point of no return. In retrospect, this was the moment when indications of things gone fundamentally awry should have become unmistakable
Magdalena Sepúlveda: Inequality and Taxation are Feminist Issues
When corporations do not pay their fair share of taxes, there is less money to invest in public services, sustainable infrastructure and social protection, which are the key drivers for … Continue reading →
Video: Lead in Drinking Water
. Public health researcher Dr. Michael Greger asks, “What happened in Flint Michigan, how was it discovered, and how many more Flints are there?” First published in NutritionFacts. Email subscribers … Continue reading →
Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Mayor Bill de Blasio: How to Revive the American Dream
Government policies matter and can make a difference. Strengthening the American Dream is about the basics: ● Make work pay by increasing the minimum wage, empowering unions to bargain collectively, … Continue reading →
Video: John Oliver’s Blockbuster on America’s Crumbling Infrastructure
America’s infrastructure system—its dams, bridges, roads, airports, sewer systems, water treatment plants, etc.—is deteriorating and in need of serious renovation. In hopes to cure America of its blissful apathy to our … Continue reading →
Bernie Sanders: An Economic Agenda for America, 12 Steps Forward
The American people must make a fundamental decision. Do we continue the 40-year decline of our middle class and the growing gap between the very rich and everyone else, or … Continue reading →
Bernie Sanders: Fight for our Progressive Vision
As I look ahead to this coming year, a number of thoughts come to mind. First and foremost, against an enormous amount of corporate media noise and distraction, it is … Continue reading →