Reflecting on the global trend of the rise of right wing nationalism and the people-powered movements that counteracted it.
Throughout Trump’s presidency, his racist actions and rhetoric have harmed millions. But they threaten even more insidious shifts in the future.
The Washington Post downplayed the most hopeful findings of their own poll on climate action, so we highlighted those findings for them.
The consultants are coming, and they know just what the powerful want.
Before Trump, the Supreme Court was already chipping away at democracy. If nothing changes, we’re on track for a generation of right-wing minority rule.
Workers at Cinder Bed Road garage are demanding equal work for equal pay in their fight against their French multinational employer.
We need to fix the health care system that has Joe Six-Pack paying the same basic tax as Jeff Bezos.
Phyllis Bennis joins Fire Drill Fridays to draw attention to the intricate connection between war, militarism, and the climate emergency.
But the climate crisis is the right’s Achilles heel.
His claims about wanting to “end endless US wars” are lies—but they’re effective, because the massive anti-war movement that we need is missing in action.
Despite al-Baghdadi’s death, Trump is creating the conditions groups like ISIS thrive in.
From the US to the UK to Turkey, it is a hallmark of right-wing populists to make a preposterous policy and then be forced to retreat.
Policies that aren’t rooted in Indigenous communities can cause many of the same oppressive outcomes as extraction.
Trump is counting on his base to endorse his increasingly open law-breaking. It may not end well.
People are hitting the streets to protest government inaction, repression, and corruption. Does that mean democracy is in trouble or stronger than ever?