Confessions of an Independent Publisher (who learns everything the hard way)

About five years ago, the idea of becoming an independent publisher, one that focused on humanity’s biggest challenges, took hold of me. It was an intoxicating vision. I wasn’t sure I…

Living Through the Death of Capitalism – Joe Brewer

I write these words not out of despair, but as an affirmation of the most rugged hopefulness I can muster. I was trained in climate science and I know what…

Iceberg the size of Delaware calving off of Antarctica

NASA has just released new aerial photographs that show, close-up, an immense, 70-mile long rift in the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica. The breach is 300 feet wide and one-third of a…

Are you too old to find success? | Oliver Burkeman | Life and style | The Guardian

At what age are you too old to achieve breakthrough success in your field? That question fascinates so many people, I suspect, because almost nobody considers themselves already entirely successful….

Why America needs a socialist movement

If the American left is to confront Donald Trump, it must have a movement with confidence and energy — one that will defend democracy with the same frantic urgency of…

US hate incidents spike after Donald Trump elected | Al Jazeera

In the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential election victory, the United States saw a “national outbreak of hate” with a spike in assaults, intimidation, and harrassments towards ethnic and racial minorities,…