Susie Flores

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Trump’s Phony Populism Rests on One Big Lie

The confusion of corporate liberty with individual liberty is the missing explanation for the president’s appeal to the white working class.<p>Most …

5 small things to do every morning for a mindful day - TODAY.com

Do you feel as if you walk around life on autopilot, going through the motions but never really seeing, hearing, embracing, enjoying or experiencing life? Do you ever truly hear what others are saying to you, or are you busy multitasking and carrying out your own conversations in your mind while …

Paul Krugman: Under Trumpcare, millions will lose coverage, many will die — and the GOP will try to blame it on liberals

A moral disaster is under way<p>"Every word," Paul Krugman writes in Monday's column, of the disastrous American Healthcare Act, "is a lie, including 'a,' 'and' and 'the'."<p>Sure, politicians aren't exactly revered for their truth-telling abilities, and Congress has passed cruel and unjust laws, even …

Carbon pollution is suffocating ocean life and speeding up the next mass extinction

Oxygen levels ‘falling 2 to 3 times faster than predicted’ in our warming oceans, study finds<p>Depletion of dissolved oxygen in our oceans, which can …

Global Warming

The 3 Ways That Parallel Universes Could Be Real

The idea that things exist in a particular, well-defined state at all times where their properties can be determined so long as you can measure them well enough was fundamental to how we conceived of the Universe. When quantum physics came along, that idea went right out the window, never to …

Dark Matter

Our best shot at cooling the planet might be right under our feet

It’s getting hot out there. Every one of the past 14 months has broken the global temperature record. Ice cover in the Arctic sea just hit a new low, at 525,000 square miles less than normal. And apparently we’re not doing much to stop it: according to Professor Kevin Anderson, one of Britain’s …

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Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere forecast to shatter milestone

Atmospheric concentrations of CO2 will shatter the symbolic barrier of 400 parts per million (ppm) this year and will not fall below it our in our lifetimes, according to a new Met Office study.<p>Carbon dioxide measurements at the Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii are forecast to soar by a record …

Climate Change

Rooftop Solar Panels Could Save America Millions

Almost everywhere you go now; you will see building sporting rooftop solar panels. Whether they are on a residential home, office block, or hospital, …

Dallas shooting: A democracy as racist as America will never be at peace

Dallas. The name was already a byword for political violence before Thursday’s massacre – the place where Lee Harvey Oswald shot John F Kennedy in 1963 and shattered America’s post-war innocence.<p>Now, five local policemen lie dead, killed while serving their community. Others fight for their …

Cory Booker’s Newark Mirage

The senator from New Jersey would bring urban credibility to a Clinton ticket. But how much did the ‘rockstar mayor' actually accomplish?<p>NEWARK, N.J. — This is the city where the myth of Cory Booker, Super Mayor, was born. It was in the Upper Clinton Hill neighborhood that the Stanford- and …

New Jersey

The Art of Handwriting

The personal letters of luminaries like Philip Guston, Dorothea Lange, and Robert Rauschenberg offer insight into their work as much as their lives.<p>Handwritten letters are performances on paper. Elegant flourishes of cursive sashay across a page; bold strokes of calligraphy shout for attention. …

The Dreamiest View in the Universe

A stunning new video of Juno’s approach to Jupiter captures an unprecedented glimpse of its moons.<p>The spacecraft Juno made history Monday night. But before that, it captured footage of a phenomenon that has, until now, only existed in the human imagination: the serene trajectory of moons circling a …

Is Reason Losing Out to Instinct and Emotion?

A journalist and an artist reflect on our relationship with Enlightenment ideals.<p>Asked what subjects would be profitably debated, two speakers at The Aspen Ideas Festival, co-hosted by the Aspen Institute and <i>The Atlantic</i>, focused on reason. Evan Thomas, the journalist and author of <i>Being Nixon</i>, …

Opinion: The big reason women drop out of engineering isn’t in class

The number of women enrolling in engineering school has increased steadily over the past four decades but the number of women working as engineers …

Sexual Harassment

At 150, KKK sees opportunities in US political trends

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string of murderous …

Floating solar panels are a perfect fit for drought-stricken states. Here's why.

With drought becoming the new normal in some parts of the country, an emerging technology brings an unexpected ray of hope: floatovoltaics.<p>Solar …

California tests Clinton political machine

<b>San Diego (CNN) —</b> The narrow contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in California is proving to be the ultimate test of the Clinton political machine.<p>Clinton is almost certain to clinch the Democratic nomination by the time the California race is decided on June 7. But with Sanders …

Government

Watch Kate McKinnon Impersonate Hillary Clinton and Ellen DeGeneres to Their Faces

On <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, Kate McKinnon plays both Hillary Clinton and Ellen DeGeneres, so when Clinton made an appearance on <i>The Ellen DeGeneres Show</i>, …

Organic Trade Meets in D.C. as Battle Brews Over Standards

It's "Organic Week" again in Washington, D.C., and attendees of the "signature policymaking event" for the Organic Trade Association (OTA) have much to celebrate. Last week, the OTA, the leading voice for the organic industry, announced that the sector posted its largest-ever annual dollar gain in …

Agriculture

Here’s Why Clinton Should Still Be Worried About Sanders

For a candidate who is constantly told he has no chance of winning the Democratic Party nomination for president, Bernie Sanders has certainly made …

The sharing economy will screw us all — and it’s retirement we have to be really worried about

More like a share-the-crumbs economy. As more of us fight for the scraps, Social Security more important than ever<p>Meet Howard and Jean, an older couple I know, who like so many Americans of the “greatest generation” plugged into the New Deal world that promised a secure lunch pail for the middle …

#ThanksObama: president's greatest legacy may be Trumping of the GOP

Republicans have blamed the current president for so much that a satirical meme was born. Flat tire? Broken fingernail? “Thanks, Obama.”<p>Party of one? Trump seizes Republican reins but general election prep is lacking<p>Read more<p>But as the Grand Old Party faces a genuine existential crisis this weekend …

Donald Trump

Panama Papers: US launches crackdown on international tax evasion

Barack Obama is launching a crackdown on international tax evasion in response to recent disclosures in the Panama Papers revealing the scale of offshore financial activity.<p>In a series of initiatives announced by the White House on Thursday night, the president will take executive action to close …

Corruption

Humans Could One Day Evolve to Live Forever

If jellyfish can do it, why can't humans?<p>It is a biological inevitability that just about every living organism will die—it's the <i>how</i> and the <i>when</i> that are up for debate. Some species barely make it to adulthood, while others go on for centuries. Ninety-nine percent of all species have already gone …

Climate change is corroding our values, says Naomi Klein

Climate change is spawning injustice, racism, intolerance and wars, according to author and political activist Naomi Klein.<p>“It is not about things getting hotter and wetter but things getting meaner and uglier, unless we change the corrosive values that are pitting people against each other,” she …

Climate

What 7 of the World's Smartest People Think About Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) will end us, save us or—less jazzy-sounding but the more probable intersection of both—eventually obsolete us. From …

Should We Really Be Keeping Cats And Dogs — And Geckos — As Pets?

Bioethicist Jessica Pierce includes pets — or "animal companions" — among her family members: a cat, two dogs and fish.<p>So, it's startling to read this passage near the beginning of her new book released this week, <i>Run, Spot, Run</i>: <i>The Ethics of Keeping Pets</i>:<p>"We love our pets, so why worry about them? …

Pets

Sunken cities reveal secrets of Ancient Egypt | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Until 1996, two of Egypt's greatest cities were missing. Then along came French archeologist Franck Goddio, who made an extraordinary discovery underwater.<p>For 1,000 years, Thonis-Heracleion was completely submerged. Fish made their homes among the rubble of mighty temples; hieroglyphs …

Ancient History

It Took Us a While to Start Saying 'Climate Change.' Now We'll Start Saying 'Climate Refugees.'

The climate crisis is upon us. Millions of dollars are going out the door. It's only going to get worse.<p>While the Republican presidential nomination process crashed clamorously to earth like a planeload of pots and pans, the nation was distracted from noticing that <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> took a deep dive …

Climate Change