Full story - August 08, 2018
conspiracy theorist alex jones
The conspiracy theorists in our media world represent fissures in our dominant ideology of success. When the American Dream isn’t working out well, scapegoats must be found.
Full story - August 07, 2018
a firetruck next to a forest fire in california
Many stewards have come together to create a perfect storm. They include climate change, past forest and fire management practices, housing development, increased focus on community protection and the professionalization of wildfire management.
Full story - August 07, 2018
On Aug. 8, Argentina’s Senate will vote on a bill to legalize abortion.
Full story - August 07, 2018
armed  government paramilitary man in the streets of Nicaragua
Soon enough, it is likely that many more Nicaraguans will join other Central Americans on their long northward trek, seeking refuge over the US border from unrelenting violence in their home.
Full story - August 06, 2018
the lush Antarctic seafloor
Hidden under the cover of sea-ice for most of the year, and living in cold water near the seafloor, are thousands of unique species. Research has generated new techniques to map where these species live, and predict how this might change in the future.
Full story - August 03, 2018
The arrival of the Weinstein clause signals how important #MeToo has become — not just as a social movement but as a business risk.
Full story - August 01, 2018
a 3D printed gun
Gun rights activist Cody Wilson’s harnessing of computer technology and his self-proclaimed radical ideology have added a new, unpredictable dimension to America’s struggle to reduce gun violence.
Full story - July 30, 2018
a profile view of the Kremlin in Moscow at sunset
President Donald Trump has garnered a great deal of criticism in the United States for his performance at the summit with Russian Vladimir Putin. But how was Trump’s performance viewed by the Russian public?
Full story - July 27, 2018
protesters in venezuela
How long can a cash-strapped rogue regime facing international condemnation and humanitarian crisis survive? It could be a long time.
Full story - July 23, 2018
bottles of ketchup on a supermarket shelf
Ketchup is being used as a weapon in a growing trade war.