Category: Social Policy
In the end, there are consequences for our actions and inactions. When events like Hurricane Katrina, or the invasion of Iraq takes place, the eventual fallout is immeasurable
The long-shot United States Democratic Party presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has been telling the large crowds attending his rallies that American workers put in the longest hours in the industrialized world. He’s on solid ground. According to the International Labor Organization, “Americans work 137 more hours per year than Japanese workers, 260 more hours per Read more…
Two Underestimated Barriers to Democratic Resistance in the “Land of the Free”
Two injuries send a family down the rabbit hole of a for-profit healthcare system and a skimpy social safety net, offering one window into what it’s like to get sick in the US
Present migration trends are rooted in centuries of destabilizing military and economic behavior by — among others — the components of “Fortress Europe.”
With the global population rising, wastage of products including 45% of all fruit and vegetables and 20% of meat is one of the greatest challenges to achieving food security
New evidence suggests that obesity might be incurable. So why does the government propose to punish sufferers?
The UN’s new Sustainable Development Goals aim to save the world without transforming it
Running a classic ZNet article to honor the birthday of Mikis Theodorakis, who is 90 today.
In order to keep 80% or more of this oil in the ground, as we must, concrete drastic action is needed