Barack Obama now must protect the ruling class, the empire and his role in maintaining the empire: his legacy.
The GenForward survey, conducted by the University of Chicago, also finds that most think the United States is “on the wrong track.”
New U.S. research supports evidence that cutting carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels is the only way to limit global warming in the long term.
The editor and publisher of the French journal XXI show that in France and America, journalism is not dead -- though the common wisdom is trying to kill it.The editor and publisher of the French journal XXI show that in France and America, journalism is not dead—though the common wisdom is trying to kill it.
Is Edward Snowden a criminal for leaking information about secret NSA spying to The Guardian newspaper? "I suppose in a technical sense it was criminal," Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges told "Democracy Now!" on Wednesday as he debated law professor Geoffrey Stone. "But set against the larger crime that is being committed by the state," his strictly technical crime is trivial."Set against the larger crime that is being committed by the state," the Truthdig columnist told "Democacy Now!" on Wednesday, Snowden's strictly technical crime is trivial.
The deceased prime minister's 11-year rule over the U.K. "was historic mainly by posing the conundrum that has shaped neoliberal politics since 1980: How can governments nurture and endow financial kleptocrats" with the consent of the people?
Oh good, here's another sciencey reason for working moms to fret. Researchers from three big U.S. universities teamed up to come to the dispiriting conclusion that there could well be a correlation between the amount of time mothers work and how much their kids weigh.