Category: US

Noah Lanard: Republicans Are Now Parroting Trump’s Attacks on “Woke” Generals

Military leaders are learning that resisting a coup attempt has its costs

Aric Sleeper: Oakland-Based Cooperative Builds Community Through Collective Property Ownership

East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative takes historic real estate off the speculative market in West Oakland

Tom Philpott: How the Inflation Reduction Act Affects Food and Agriculture

Overall, researchers have found, the push to use more corn ethanol as fuel has likely increased greenhouse-gas emissions

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David Renton: We Have the Tools to Defeat the Supreme Court. All We Need Is the Will

Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt both faced a similar problem, and the way they tackled it shows that there’s no reason to let judges strangle democracy

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Medea Benjamin: The Taliban or a Failed State?

Helping to prevent the Afghan economy from collapsing is in the interest of Afghans, the region, and the United States as well

Daniel Hunter: Why climate activists need to celebrate — even if we’re not feeling like it

The Inflation Reduction Act is not the best we can do for the climate, but claiming its success builds a more powerful movement for future wins

Nina Lakhani: Landmark US Climate Bill Will Do More Harm Than Good

The Bill makes concessions to the fossil fuel industry as frontline community groups call on Biden to declare climate emergency

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Alex Lawson: The IRA Is Big Pharma’s First Defeat—Let’s Make Sure It’s Not the Last

Big Pharma is terrified because they are no longer invulnerable

Robert Weissman: Public Citizen Calls Again for Trump to Be Prosecuted for Jan. 6

Please Help ZNet             Source: Democracy Now! Ex-President Donald Trump and supporters expressed outrage on Monday over an FBI raid on his Palm Beach resort Mar-a-Lago. The search, according to multiple media outlets, focused on illegally removed White House records. Robert Weissman, president of the advocacy organization Public Citizen, says Read more…

Michael D. Yates: Work, Work, Work—So a Few Can Be Rich

To put it bluntly, employers want our bodies and minds. They wear us out, discard us, and hire new ones

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