We face the prospect of an economy with little need for humans. Advances in artificial intelligence call us to revisit basic questions about work, love, and human purpose.
In the chaos of Trump’s first three weeks in office, we can see a frighteningly coherent agenda—and a national and global emergency.
When we call ourselves protectors, we cast our role as fulfilling our responsibility to the community that sustains us—not for our personal benefit, but for the benefit of all.
A world free of extremes of wealth and poverty in which no one needs to stand in line for a chance at a secure and fulfilling life.
The Great Growth Con promises that economic growth—measured by gross domestic product—will benefit everyone, rich and poor alike.
We've been pitted against each other for too long. Now is the time to come together to fix our corrupt political systems.
The outcome of this election is a wake-up call to action. Now that we know our elected leaders will not save us, let’s get to work.
China and the U.S. are poised as the dominant players. Will they compete or cooperate?
The purely private-purpose corporation is an illegitimate entity. This is the elephant in the room that no politician dare mention.
The $66 billion sale of Monsanto is yet another reminder of how corporations have colonized the world and subverted democracy. To regain our future, we must claim our right to popular sovereignty.
What is the most important—yet neglected—issue in the political debate? Hint: It isn’t the ideal body weight of Miss Universe. Part 1.
A military response to violence creates more violence. For real security, we need to stop climate change and work toward shared prosperity.
If we can recognize our destruction of other animals’ habitats, perhaps we can recognize our destruction of all the living systems on which we depend.
Has gig work helped you build community or left you isolated and vulnerable?
We can refuse to accept the pervasive, but false, claims that money is wealth and a growing GDP improves the lives of all.
Will we respond to Trump’s appeal to the reptilian brain or choose Clinton’s call to our higher nature?
The deceptive branding behind corporatists’ preference for the term “free trade” over simply “trade.”
Maybe now we can renegotiate the corporate boundaries and interests that overtook those of communities.
Bernie Sanders has the best policies. But Hillary Clinton has the chops to advance a progressive agenda—if we make her.
Current trade agreements have been of, by, and for transnational corporations. Growing opposition gives us the opportunity to change that in our next-generation agreements.