Patrick Vickers

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Saudi Arabia Is Winning Its War Against The U.S. Oil Industry

A bit over a year ago, Saudi Arabia declared war on the U.S. oil industry. This week brought new signs that the Saudis might at last be winning.<p>Some …

We’re Doomed. Now What?

The time we’ve been thrown into is one of alarming and bewildering change — the breakup of the post-1945 global order, a multispecies mass extinction and the beginning of the end of civilization as we know it. Not one of us is innocent, not one of us is safe. The world groans under the weight of …

Screw the Gym: How to Work Out at Home

You don’t need an expensive gym membership to get your fitness on.<p>If being on the 5am rooster squad at SoulCycle or finishing the day at a Crossfit …

Apple Watch

Three food companies with a climate footprint bigger than the Netherlands

They may not be household names but collectively global food companies Cargill, Tyson and Yara have a bigger climate footprint than the Netherlands, Vietnam or Colombia, according to a new analysis.<p>The startling revelation from the NGO Global Justice Now comes at a time when fossil fuel companies …

Sustainability

Joe Stiglitz Knows How to Solve Inequality, if Anyone Will Listen

Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, is one of the world’s most influential thinkers in the battle against economic inequality. He’s …

Income Inequality

Paul Krugman just made perfect sense of Donald Trump, Ben Carson and angry white Republican voters

The NYT columnist connects the volatility of right-wing politics to a new malaise among the white working class<p>Paul Krugman has just written his malaise column.<p>In today's New York Times, he tries to understand why there is a "darkness spreading over part of our society." He notes the study on …