U.S. Senator Wants Answers From Adam Silver About NBA’s China Relationship

A U.S. Senator is demanding answers from NBA commissioner Adam Silver on his league’s relationship with China. In a letter sent Tuesday to Silver, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) expressed “concern” over the...

Tiny Homes Are Very Eco-Friendly, New Research Confirms

The tiny house movement is an environmentalist dream's come true — less space means you need less stuff and you consume less energy. The problem is you have to live in...

Renewables surpass coal in US energy generation for first time in 130 years

Solar, wind, and other renewable sources have toppled coal in energy generation in the United States for the first time in over 130 years, with the coronavirus pandemic accelerating a decline...

Food waste increases during the pandemic — compounding an existing problem

Long before COVID-19 disruptions forced dairy farmers to dump millions of gallons of milk into fields and farmers to plow under fields of vegetables, a third of all food produced globally was going...

American Slavery, Reinvented

Crops stretch to the horizon. Black bodies pepper the landscape, hunched over as they work the fields. Officers on horseback, armed, oversee the workers.To the untrained eye, the scenes in Angola for...

GUIDELINES FOR SAFE PROTESTING

We know that many of our members, comrades, and allies feel compelled to join the rebellions and protests springing up across the country right now, in response to the ongoing police...

7 Ways Protesters Used Low-Tech Hacks to Fight Back

1. Holding Back the Tears Tear gas has been the Hong Kong police’s main weapon for breaking up demonstrations. Protesters developed tactics to neutralize the tear gas with quick-reaction squads. Early tactics...

Press Freedom Victory: Democracy Now! Reporters Win Landmark Settlement over 2008 RNC Arrests

Note from 5/29/20: Following today’s arrest of CNN reporter Omar Jimenez in Minneapolis, we are highlighting our past coverage of the 2008 arrest of Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman and two producers while they...

As Millions Lose Jobs, the Billionaire Class Sees Wealth Soar by $434 Billion During...

New data from the Census Bureau found nearly half of all American adults say they or a member of their household had lost employment income since mid-March. But not all Americans...

Everything you need to know about shipping container homes

ShippingShipping containers fill a crucial niche in the world’s economy. They are large and sturdy enough to uniformly transport goods but small enough to fit on trucks and light enough to be moved...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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