The U.S. and other "advanced" nations have created a global class structure shaped by shocking inequality and poverty. Worse, it’s accelerating the race to ecological disaster.
What will historians say a century from now, if they still exist? That the most intelligent known species in the universe lost its mind.
The story of the Essex—rooted in racialized ignorance and fear—offers a valuable lesson in survival for contemporary America.
The mainstream media should be taken to task, but not for the same reasons the president uses in his attacks on the press.
Uncle Sam’s weakening is just fine with most Earth residents who pay attention to global events.