Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were among those able to save their homes. But whether or not your home burns down shouldn't depend on wealth.
The unsettled state of politics today may seem unknown, but substantively, very little has changed.
For years, the Republican Party linked the same neoliberal economic agenda to a reactionary social agenda in a form of conservative
Despite this grim reality, the Republican Party's economic policy agenda has not changed for decades. Cut taxes for the 1
The result is an environment marked by a high degree of distrust - easy fodder for post-truth strongmen like Trump and Putin
The Sierra Club paper gets to the trust issue eating at our national political spirit. The premise is that government has
Is This The Death Of The Democratic Party? The Death Of The Liberal Media? And By The Way, Bernie Would Have Won
There have always been two narratives about this election. One predicted what actually happened in the end, while the other missed the boat completely.
Well-meaning people have either emailed or texted me over the past couple of days, with some variant of "how are things going in Haiti?"
The main concern is that the Brexit has focused on xenophobia and one fears the rise of the far right not only in the UK but all over Europe; indeed all over the globe. But is nationalism what kills the European dream or is it rather the neoliberal European Union that creates and nourishes a quickly awakening fascism?
We live in an age of disintegration. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Greater Middle East and Africa. Across the vast swath of territory between Pakistan and Nigeria, there are at least seven ongoing wars -- in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, and South Sudan. These conflicts are extraordinarily destructive.
Further encouraging services of public interest and duty, the group are pressing to ensure the BBC acts in favour of the public, not profit and to consider secure and transparent long-term sources of funding. Of equal importance to the coalition and of great public interest is for the government to implement Lord Justice Leveson's proposals in full.