Dana Wasielewski

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To Reduce Inequality We Need to Fundamentally Change How We Account for Value

The 17 Global Goals For Sustainable Development are a powerful - and necessary - collection of objectives for our planet and its population over the next 15 years. But if we really hope to achieve them, we need a more systemic change. Specifically, if we want to reduce inequality - as Goal 10 …

Life on a low income is one of struggle, not luxury

As our research shows, the myths about the poor are just that, says John Hood.<p>For the most part we’re told a pretty simple story on poverty. Those …

Three food companies with a climate footprint bigger than the Netherlands

Analysis of the carbon emissions of global food giants Cargill, Tyson and Yara puts agribusiness in the spotlight at UN climate talks in Paris<p>They may not be household names but collectively global food companies Cargill, Tyson and Yara have a bigger climate footprint than the Netherlands, Vietnam …

Sustainability

US issues travel warning in wake of attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased threats from militant …

The FBI Is Worried About ‘Hacktivists’ Targeting Politicians and Cops

The FBI issued a PSA alerting cops and politicians of hacktivists’ attempts to hack and dox them.<p>The group of hackers who broke into the CIA Director's personal email account are still at large, and the FBI is worried there may be more attacks targeting high profile public officials and cops to …

Law Enforcement Responding More Favorably To ACLU’s Recording App, But Some Still Think It Will Make Policing More Dangerous

The ACLU has released three more state-specific versions of its “Mobile Justice” app. The app, which sends audio and video recordings directly to the …

California law enforcement found over 500 illegal guns in a single house

Sheakalee, 59, was formerly a federally sanctioned arms dealer, but he lost his license this year, ABC reports.<p>In June, the state institutionalized Sheakalee three times for mental health issues, believing that he was a danger to himself and others.<p>By California state law, that makes it illegal for …

When An 8 Year Old Kills

One late-October night in Alabama, sometime around 11:00pm, an 8 year old boy was left alone in an apartment with five younger children while the boy's mother - and the mother of the other children - went out to a club. When Kelci Lewis, a one-year-old girl, would not stop crying, the 8 year old …

This is why we must fear Trump: He makes the insane Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio look sensible

<b>Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz (AP/Reuters/Gary Cameron/Joe Skipper/Jose Luis Magana)</b><p>Trump’s racism is bad for Republicans now, but the eventual wild-eyed nominee will only look moderate in comparison<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>November 23, 2015 7:18pm (UTC)<p>Since the Donald Trump campaign kicked off with …

Obama's battle against ISIS is failing

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's been a year since Steven Sotloff was brutally murdered. The images, which have become all too commonplace, shocked the American public -- and consequently, the American President -- into responding to the horror that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has wrought in the Middle East. …

Peshmerga

EnviroMission Reports Progress On The First Solar Chimney In India

<b>Published on</b> June 30th, 2015 | <i>by Anand Upadhyay</i><p>24<p>June 30th, 2015 by <b>Anand Upadhyay</b><p>Australia based EnviroMission, a technology developer working on a …

Solar Power

The Conversation About Race Is Missing the Larger Issue

As discussions about race percolate again in America, sometimes violently, we need to realize that we are always talking about race even when we are not talking about it. Omission is an essential part of the conversation.<p>We have been witnessing this resurgence in the media lately from all sectors …

Bumblebees Are Being Bumped Off by Climate Change, Scientists Say

Environment<p>Scientists say wild bumblebee species are being squeezed into extinction by climate change in North America and Europe — so much so that some of them might need help from us humans to find safe havens.<p>Their conclusion, published in this week's issue of the journal Science, is based on an …

Ecology

This Drug Cartel Leader's Sons' Tweets Are Proof We Need Marijuana Legalization

The enormous wealth of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is no secret. You can see it for yourself—from photos posted on the Twitter …