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Globalisation is dead, and white supremacy has triumphed

Trump’s victory is a betrayal of ethnic minorities and women. Progressives must direct their energies to building an alternative to the failed neoliberal model • Become a Guardian supporter or make a contribution<p>“I sit in one of the dives … uncertain and afraid,” wrote WH Auden, in the days before …

Carl Sagan on Moving Beyond Us vs. Them, Bridging Conviction with Compassion, and Meeting Ignorance with Kindness

“In the course of looking deeply within ourselves, we may challenge notions that give comfort before the terrors of the world.”<p><i>“Unless we are very, very careful,”</i> wrote psychologist-turned-artist Anne Truitt in contemplating compassion and the cure for our chronic self-righteousness, <i>“we doom each</i> …

Critical Thinking

Black Lives Matter, Latinos Rise, But White Votes Count

An unstoppable force meets an immovable object. The aspirations of many African Americans, Latinos and other marginalized Americans will not be stopped by the election of Donald Trump. But to be sure, the millions of Caucasian Americans who voted for Trump remain unmoved by those aspirations …

Black Lives Matter

Here's A Reminder Of How Trump Is Could Derail The Fight Against Global Warming

Wave goodbye to the Paris Agreement...<p>President-elect of the United States Donald Trump has a pretty clear stance on global warming, which is that as …

How to Light a Spark on This Very Dark Day

When the unthinkable happens, when you wake up to a nightmare, when there is nothing that anyone can say that will make you feel the least bit better, when all the things you were looking forward to—the holiday windows, your boho Thanksgiving in Bushwick, those ridiculous boots you have been …