The following article written by Laura Flanders was published in August 2014 in Yes! magazine. But it’s still worthy of a read for those who haven’t seen it: Before Zaida Ramos joined Cooperative Home Care Associates, she was raising her daughter on public assistance, shuttling between dead-end office jobs, and not making ends meet. Show More Summary
Chris Mooney: Google, a trendsetter in the field of corporate purchases of wind and solar energy, made a striking proclamation Tuesday — by next year, it forecasts that it’ll be purchasing as much renewable electricity as it uses across...Show More Summary
Erik Loomis at The New Republic writes—Towards a Working-Class Environmentalism: Environmentalism’s reputation as a rich white social movement will have enormous negative consequences. A few years ago, I was in Cleveland to talk to environmental...Show More Summary
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Brian Stelter: Let's tell some truths about lying, because the way Donald Trump lies has people rethinking some of the basic premises of journalism, like the assumption that everything a president says is automatically news. When President-elect...Show More Summary
At Common Dreams, Nika Knight reports on the 2,000 military veterans who are standing with the water protectors in North Dakota who oppose the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The project will carry oil pried out of the Bakken shale formation by hydraulic fracturing. Show More Summary
Before I tell you about my experience with a capsule wardrobe, I think it would be “fitting” for me to introduce myself. I am a night owl–NOT a morning person–who has to leave the house by 6:15 AM every morning. That’s right–I have to be ready and OUT THE DOOR at 6:15 AM. Show More Summary
Adrien Chen at The New Yorker has added his voice to the many who have challenged The Washington Post’s dreadful story about PropOrNot, the group that has compiled a list of sites that it alleges are conduits for Russian propaganda.Show More Summary
Bill McKibben has written 15 books, most recently Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist. Now a scholar in residence at Middlebury College, he co-founded 350.org, the largest global grassroots organizing campaign on climate change. Show More Summary
David A. Graham at The Atlantic writes—The Republican Vogue for Stripping Citizenship, written in light of Donald Trump’s suggestion that people who burn the U.S. flag should lose their citizenship and/or be stuffed in a cell for a year: Depriving...Show More Summary
Even if you’re a night owl, you can still have more productive mornings if you put in a little effort to make getting up easier. Of course, it still won’t be easy, but if you like the idea of a more relaxing start to the day, here are some suggestions to get you started. Read more...
Dave Johnson at the Campaign for America’s Future writes—Trump’s Absurd Plan To Dismantle Government’s Protections: Donald Trump released a video announcing his agenda for his “first day in office.” One of the things he said is, “I will...Show More Summary
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We all know Facebook's new "neutral" news algorithm has been sharing fake news stories with their users. But how bad is it? PCWorld created two pristine new Facebook accounts to find out, one an artificial Republican, and the other an artificial Democrat. Show More Summary
Brandon Ellington Patterson at Mother Jones writes—Hate Crimes Are Rising But Don't Expect Them to be Prosecuted: Last week, the FBI announced there were 5,850 hate crimes in 2015—a 7 percent increase over the year before. But that total,...Show More Summary
In the name of journalism, I spent a full 24 hours at Au Pied de Cochon, the mythical Parisian restaurant that has been serving hungry night owls since 1947.
GAME OF THE NIGHT: Temple 89, No. 25 Florida State 86 The Owls trailed by as many 18 points in the second half, yet stormed back to upset the Seminoles in the NIT Season Tip-Off in Brooklyn. Quinton Rose, who scored a game-high 26 points off the bench for Temple, did most of his damage from […]
This pile of gibberish is excerpted from the transcript of The New York Times interview with President-Elect Donald Trump. The president-elect of the United States. Let me repeat: This is from the PRESIDENT-ELECT, the guy who in less...Show More Summary
Grist, the digital, the environmental magazine, asked a number of green-oriented leaders to see what they recommend going forward in dealing with climate change. One of those who replied was Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Democratic senator from Rhode Island. Show More Summary
An email from George Takei for myDemocrats.org: Just a few weeks after my fifth birthday, in the spring of 1942, my parents got my younger brother, my baby sister, and me up very early, hurriedly dressed us, and quickly started to pack. When...Show More Summary