In the summer of 1787, fifty-five men got together in Philadelphia to write a new Constitution for the United States, replacing the new nation’s original blueprint, the Articles of Confederation. But why, exactly? What problems…
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2x Peabody-nom’d podcast of @CDSDuke. S5: "The Repair," on climate crisis. How did we go so wrong, and who's 'we'? Co-hosted by John Biewen and @amywestervelt.
An extraordinary news story ignored by corporate media: the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change now explicitly calls for actions such as moving away from a conception of economic progress based solely on GDP growth to try to slow today's accelerating 6th mass extinction. 🧵
How can this be. Seriously.
Profiles in courage. https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/05/27/us/texas-school-shooting?smid=url-share#e6d6563f-cb01-567f-b0e6-cb357b573cf0
I don’t know if my Mic is on: BUT i want to organize a strike. We are being killed. We are exhausted. We can’t afford to live. We feel broken & OUR POLITICIANS don’t care. Is anyone with me? I have a radio show & an institute & a OpEd column - I got platforms I just NEED help
1/ Re the 2nd Amendment. I still remember a newspaper cartoon from the 1970s -- because my mother cut it out and stuck it to the fridge. Shows a Ben Franklin-looking dude saying something like this to another "Founding Father" type:
Falls Church, Virginia's Meridian High School, where students held a die-in protest against gun violence in the middle of their athletic field. Reminds me of the walkouts that preceded the (first) March for Our Lives. That was four years ago. Video: WJLA.