Generating solar energy is cheaper, and greener than any other method of energy production. So why aren’t we transitioning to solar at greater scale? We are, but there are still some problems to be solved…
Jeremy Loffredo provides more fantastic coverage of the anti tyranny protests in France, now calling for a 6th Republic, as they see Macron’s breaches of democracy and executive power as tyrannical. His front lines reporting, and interviewing the protestors at the demonstrations provides on the ground in your face storytelling, and he asks all the right questions to give the viewer the full picture.
The DiEM25 collective in Bremen is running an ambitious campaign in the state election this year. I sat down with founders and leaders of DiEM25/MERA25 Bremen to learn what made their collective such a success. Here’s what they had to say…
Civil disobedience will not be enough to prevent the worst outcomes of global warming we’re now heading towards, nor will holding signs outside of Air Force bases be enough to prevent nuclear war. XR and Last Generation can be entry points in which people organize, and participate, and then most importantly- campaign, and vote during elections.
The Reagan and Thatcherite shift from New Deal socialism to laissez-faire capitalism “uses the established state apparatus to support powerful clients, which is very far from being a free market approach to economics; it’s really crony capitalism.” Democrats, Galbraith says, also contribute to this as “they pursued the same agenda of deregulation, which once was deeply embedded in the financial system, [and] was just a recipe for meltdown, for disaster.
An interview of Professor James Galbraith by Robert Scheer
“What does the fact that a corporation can sue a media organization over critical coverage, allege financial damage, and gain access to a journalist’s private texts say about a society that claims to value a free press?” by Anya Parampil
The arrest warrant for Putin is based on poorly manufactured lies. The Gray Zone’s investigative reporting provides a look inside one of these camps, and the background on the how such a cheap lie was spread in U.S. media
The evidence is in: Joe Biden has a habit of making things up. According to The Intercept’s Mehdi Hasan, Joe Biden has outright lied about getting arrested in South Africa, and falsely claimed to have marched in the civil rights movement
The story of Bobby Fischer is one of the cold war, a controversial figure, he both represented the free world while at the same time being his own man and criticizing the United States. Join me as I celebrate what would’ve been Fischer’s 80th birthday with some blitz games!
Esteban Servat is an Argentinian climate activist and whistleblower who exposed corruption and crime in the Argentinian fracking industry, founder of ecoleaks, and cofounder of Debt for Climate, a global grassroots activist organization seeking debt relief for the global south.