Tom Engelhardt created and runs the website TomDispatch.com. He was also a co-founder of the American Empire Project and the author of a highly praised history of American triumphalism in the Cold War, The End of Victory Culture. A fellow of the Type Media Center, his sixth book is A Nation Unmade by War.
Whose Planet Are We On?
But I must admit that AI, whatever its positives, looks like anything but what the world needs right now to save us from a hell on earth.
May 12, 2023
Prophesies, Then and Now
And honestly, all of this leaves me wondering today what that “prophesy” might look like for the high school graduates of 2023 or those of my grandchildren’s generation in an even more distant future. I certainly hope for the best, but also fear the worst.
March 30, 2023
Old News in a New Year
Ending the world as we’ve known it, whether in a matter of weeks or in slow motion over countless decades should, it seems to me, evoke the screaming headlines of our times.
January 6, 2023
Future Heat Wave?
either attention to climate change will leave all else in the dust or climate change itself will leave us all in the dust, and how truly sad that would be!
November 21, 2022
A little hope on climate change
Looking for a little hope on climate change? Believe it or not, it’s here and it’s real. And I’m not referring to the fact that, at least temporarily, oil prices have gone through the floor, making environmentally destructive “tough oil” projects look ever less profitable.
November 22, 2014
Ending the world the human way: Climate change as the anti-news
Here’s the scoop: When it comes to climate change, there is no “story,” not in the normal news sense anyway.
February 3, 2014