On the winter solstice, a Truthdig review of the year's environmental stories finds cause for hope in our poison-riddled world.
Professors from major U.S. institutions agreed to write reports promoting the benefits of CO2—and said they did not need to disclose fossil fuel funding.
What justifies so much government spending per student in private elite universities relative to public ones?
A pair of researchers have a handy tip for those Americans still attached to the notion that we live in a representative democracy: Get ready to kiss that notion goodbye.
Let me offer a hint: The ruling class is far wealthier than the rest in this political system.
Chris Hedges tells a gathering of smarties, "I feel that I've learned as much from the movement as I've given to it, if I've given even very much to it."
Tavis Smiley is a tenured public broadcaster; Cornel West is a tenured professor at Princeton University. Together like Voltron, they form the new public radio show, "Smiley & West."
On the most recent episode of Avi Lewis' "Fault Lines," Princeton professor Cornel West talks race, class, foreign policy, the global recession, and the current political pressure that is being put upon Barack Obama.