Press coverage (including a Hollywood-style trailer) of Pope Francis's coming papal letter calling for an end to the "tyrannical" exploitation of nature. NYT says it"could place the Roman Catholic Church at the forefront of a new coalition of religion and science."
Articles: poverty (7)
A Q&A with John Boik founder of the Principled Societies Project and author of the book Economic Direct Democracy: A Framework to End Poverty and Maximize Well-Being.
The poverty rate in the U.S. would be 15 percent higher if not for the War on Poverty and government anti-poverty programs since 1967.
Inequality and poverty are suddenly hot topics, not only in the United States but also across the globe.
Those who follow climate change in the news will know that the latest IPCC report on impacts, adaptation and vulnerability to climate change does not paint a very rosy picture.
The agendas that are set so solemnly for international (or global) food and hunger problems cannot be used at the sub-national or local administrative level, which must analyse its own problems and find practical solutions, All too often, catering sensibly to the food needs of urban populations …
A few weeks before I left, John Michael Greer published a fictional story about America losing its hegemonic grip entitled How it could Happen. The opening...focused on a proxy war between China and the US in east Africa over oil rights following a discovery in Tanzania...I was on the lookout …