Category: Commentary

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Sonali Kolhatkar: GOP Offers Preview of Brutal Climate Policies in Texas

As Americans are subject to the brutal impacts of inevitable climate change, we face a clear choice: strong government intervention to save our lives, or a “survival of the fittest” dystopia

Saskia Hostetler Lippy: The Good, The Bad and the Profound

It turns passive to active, increases a feeling of efficacy, and confronts the learned hopelessness many of us were taught

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Vijay Prashad: Your Privileges Are Not Universal

We praise the hopes and struggles of the people, whose desire to advance history will cut through your repression

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Richard D. Wolff: A Minimum Wage? A Fake Debate

The debate over the minimum wage has been lopsided for a very long time

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Ted Glick: A Big Victory at FERC

Electrification of power sources, transportation vehicles and heating and cooling systems is absolutely essential to make a clean energy revolution in enough time to prevent escalating and massive, worldwide climate catastrophe

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Sonali Kolhatkar: Dear Republicans, Was Your Deal With Trump Worth It?

The GOP and Trump deserve one another and have maintained a symbiotic relationship that has devastated the nation

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Ramzy Baroud: The Great Divider: Covid-19 Reflects Global Racism, Not Equality

Poor, dark-skinned people should not be made to die when their lives can be saved by a simple vaccine, which is available in abundance

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Martha Rosenberg: White Supremacy? It Goes To The Very Top Of The NRA

In January we saw the logical conclusion of the arm-yourself-against-government-tyranny rhetoric that the NRA promotes

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Norman Solomon: In 2021, the Best Way to Fight Neofascist Republicans Is to Fight Neoliberal Democrats

What’s imperative for progressives is not to “speak truth to power” but to speak truth about power

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Noam Chomsky: Three Major Threats to Life on Earth That We Must Address in 2021

Global problems of this scale require global cooperation

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