Category: Commentary

SCOTT RITTER: Sometimes Humanity Gets it Right

Disarmament in the time of Perestroika spotlights the pivotal contributions of U.S.-Soviet inspectors in helping to complete the 1988 INF treaty, which took effect after a period of bilateral tensions that could be considered more severe than those of today.  …

Chris Hedges: The Final Collapse

The more insurmountable the crisis becomes, the more we, like our prehistoric ancestors, will retreat into self-defeating responses, violence, magical thinking and denial.

US-China Climate Talks in Tatters

With an eye on a major climate gathering in November, Marcy Winograd says a veterans’ group wants the White House to apologize for the way Pelosi unnecessarily escalated tension in the Asia Pacific.  

The Renewables Rush in Texas

Many of the beneficiaries of the state’s program have parent companies with high carbon emissions and a history of fighting climate policies, write Nathan Jensen and Isabella Steinhauer.

US Watches as Cuban Fire Rages

The Biden administration is not offering meaningful assistance to contain a potential ecological disaster 90 miles from the U.S. coastline, write Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan and Medea Benjamin.