Articles by Nathan J. Robinson
The midterm election results show hope that Trumpism can be defeated and that the Republican seizure of the country’s political apparatus is not inevitable.
How do we know everything we’ve heard about the guy is true? What if we’ve got the whole story backwards?
Computers are able to do terrifyingly impressive things, with more to come. What does this mean for work? For art? For the future of the species?
It is disturbing that there is even any debate about this. But even some Democrats have supported keeping forced labor legal.
Lula’s victory in Brazil is a great day for both democracy and the climate. But we can also see how powerful the far right is, and how much of what we care about hangs by a thread.
It’s tempting to financially disincentivize car use but we also want public infrastructure to be free at point of use.
Democrats are failing to convince voters that the party cares about the most pressing issues facing the country. But some, like Rep. Cori Bush, are modeling what a compassionate and appealing Democratic Party might look like.
The Supreme Court is considering invalidating California’s law establishing basic minimum standards for the humane treatment of pigs. Yet the Democratic administration is siding with pork producers against the Humane Society.
Throwing soup on a painting may be a sub-optimal way of drawing attention to the climate crisis. But it’s an act of desperation from a generation being robbed of their future, and we should talk about the crisis instead of mocking the activists trying to stop it.
Chris Hedges’ book “The Greatest Evil Is War” forces us to look at the darkest and most disturbing images of war, the ones that those who lead us into war would rather we not see.
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