Americans Are Stressed About the Future. Here’s Why That’s Promising

The era of empire, white supremacy, dirty energy, and global capitalism is coming to a close. Americans are really stressed out, according to a new poll by the American Psychological Association. That’s not news, but what’s surprising is that we are more stressed out by the future of our country (63 percent) than by the usual stressors—money (62… Read More Americans Are Stressed About the Future. Here’s Why That’s Promising

90 Companies Helped Cause the Climate Crisis—They Should Pay for It

Pacific Northwest forests are on fire. Several blazes are out of control, threatening rural towns, jumping rivers and highways, and covering Portland, Oregon, Seattle, and other cities in smoke and falling ash. Temperatures this summer are an average of 3.6 degrees higher than the last half of the 20th century, according to the University of Washington Climate… Read More 90 Companies Helped Cause the Climate Crisis—They Should Pay for It

It’s Not Just the South: Here’s How Everyone Can Resist White Supremacy

Every region of our country has its history of racial exclusion and white supremacy. Here are 13 ways to start righting those wrongs. The events in Charlottesville, Virginia, had a familiar echo for some in Greensboro, North Carolina. Nearly 40 years ago, a group of Ku Klux Klan members and Nazis opened fire on a… Read More It’s Not Just the South: Here’s How Everyone Can Resist White Supremacy

The Power of Everyday People to Stop Trump Policies

The Republican health care bill is dead. Good riddance. So how was this legislation stopped at a time when Republicans control both houses of Congress and the presidency? The answer is ordinary people, acting without a lot of credit. After the election, millions of Americans launched a resistance that has slowed or stopped many of… Read More The Power of Everyday People to Stop Trump Policies