Despite the dashed hopes of the early 2010s, social movements are still winning important fights — and building a framework for human survival.
Africa Could Power a Green Revolution
With a thriving off-grid solar market and hundreds of millions of people waiting for electricity, the continent offers huge potential for renewables.
Nuclear Lies and Broken Promises
The Nonproliferation Treaty was supposed to lead to disarmament. Instead, it’s led to nuclear apartheid — and sooner or later, someone’s going set one off.
Why I Cry at Work: Drone War Burnout
America’s drone wars have gotten deadlier under Trump, but the Trump-first news cycle makes highlighting the human cost extremely difficult.
10 Ways that the Climate Crisis and Militarism are Intertwined
War and militarism are destroying the planet. But if we de-fund the Pentagon, we can save it.
Tax Dodging 101: The Aircastle Model
The GOP has made it easier than ever for companies to pay $0 in taxes. A Connecticut-based airplane company shows it was already too easy.
An Inspiring Climate Victory in Kenya
Ahead of global climate talks, activists in Kenya successfully blocked a Chinese-backed coal plant at a world heritage site.
The Green New Deal Must Be Global
For a planet-wide climate crisis, solutions must also span the planet.
Rivers of Dust: The Future of Water and the Middle East
Without international diplomacy, the Middle East is going to run out of water — and it won’t be alone.
To Defeat Trump, ‘the Resistance’ Must Own Up to Its Own White Supremacy
From immigration to climate, the white left’s blind spots have sullied even well intentioned efforts to combat Trump, the far right, and ecological collapse.