Sam Irvine

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NASA: Monster El Nino + Climate Change Means ‘Not Normal’ Winter is On the Way

“Over North America, this winter will definitely not be normal. However, the climatic events of the past decade make ‘normal’ difficult to define.” — …

Global Warming

Bernie Sanders: President of the Internet

Bernie Sanders won the debate--at least on the internet.<p>I, like tens of thousands of liberal young college students, joined with the hive-mind and watched the debate surrounded by friends and various WiFi enabled technologies. As soon as the debate ended, I began scouring the web for polls.<p>Two …

Bernie Sanders

Israel seizes most West Bank land in 30 years

<b>Wadi Fukin, occupied West Bank -</b> Residents of Wadi Fukin have grown accustomed to the sounds of construction. This lush village, which sits just west of Bethlehem along the Green Line, is surrounded on three sides by Israeli settlements that are constantly growing.<p>Dotted with olive trees and …

Obama takes on Big Oil: Will the president’s final, radical climate push be enough?

<b>(Reuters/Yuri Gripas/David McNew)</b><p>Obama’s finally living up to promises to take on climate change. Is it too little, too late? We ask Mark Hertsgaard<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>July 13, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Standing before University of California at Irvine's graduating class this June, Barack Obama did something no …

Curated Food Delivery Startup Caviar In Talks To Be Acquired By Square For $100 Million

Curated food delivery startup Caviar is in talks to be acquired by Square in a deal that could be worth at least $100 million, according to several sources. While we’ve heard the deal is slated to take place over the next couple of weeks, these things could always fall apart.<p>Caviar is one of many …

The Ups and Downs of Our New Gilded Age

American society, like all societies, has its cycles. Economic cycles, political cycles, and cultural cycles. We do, we regret, we forget, and we …

Income Inequality

FANATIC: The Tribalizing Effect of the World Cup

There is perhaps no greater metaphor for the cultural successes and failures of globalization than international soccer (also called, football, …

My Journey With a Life Altering Drug: Ayahuasca

Seekers from L.A. to New York are after a kind of rapture said to come only from a drug: ayahuasca, which devotees claim offers life-changing self-awareness, clarity, and insight. But first, you must get violently ill. Arianne Cohen takes the trip of her life.<p>My friend was glowing. Not postsex …

What are the Realistic Implications of Fossil Fuel Divestment?

By Sam Irvine<p>3/20/2013<p>On his Do the Math Tour, Bill McKibben and the organizers of 350.org outlined the need for anti-climate change movements …

Walter White: A Look Backstage at the American Dream

By Jesse Van Mouwerik<p>It’s hard to deny the overstated notion that people these days adore anti-heroes. From TV characters Tony Soprano to Don Draper, …