(AP) Government is the only organization that can enforce freedom. December 1, 2016 10:01am (UTC) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. I'm glad to pay my tax dollars for government services that
By describing traumas they have suffered, brave female MPs are challenging the apathy of mainstream politics and proving that the personal is political Michelle Thomson’s measured, moving account of being
Last week, I argued that liberal, progressive readers could make an effort to read articles from the opposite side of the political spectrum. This week, I picked five articles for you to get started. voices
Confronting racism can be crucial, even when it’s not persuasive. In the brushfire wars since Donald Trump won the presidency, skirmishes over how to speak to his coalition of voters have consumed liberals.
The pontiff condemns the impoverishment of developing countries by the world economic order and apologised for the church’s treatment of native Americans Pope Francis has urged the downtrodden to change
All over the world, environmental justice movements are challenging growth-oriented development and neoliberal capitalism In the face of worsening ecological and economic crises and continuing social the
Are citizens really turning against democracy? It might be hard to tell until it's too late. Imagine you are an otherwise healthy 30-something who starts feeling weird. You are sometimes short of breath.
If trade deals are renegotiated, what does it mean for globalization? Host Steve Inskeep talks to analyst David Wessel and NPR's Frank Langfitt, who is reporting from Sunderland, England. Transcript STEVE
Donald Trump is a fascist. When you call somebody a fascist, you can mean any number of things. Often, it means no more than “somebody I don’t like.” It is an all-purpose epithet, usable by anyone against
Epidemics of mental illness are crushing the minds and bodies of millions. It’s time to ask where we are heading and why What greater indictment of a system could there be than an epidemic of mental illness?