The Production Gap report
Governments’ planned fossil fuel production remains dangerously out of sync with Paris Agreement limits.
After years of setbacks, U.S. labor demonstrates its power
2021 marked a historic year in labor organizing for workers in the US, with tens of thousands of workers in partaking in union votes and strike actions.
FBI is recklessly misusing Trump-era espionage policy to create “Climate of Fear” among scientists—terrorizing families and ruthlessly destroying careers
On the Tuesday before Christmas, Dr. Charles Lieber, the former chair of Harvard’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department, was convicted by a federal jury of lying to the U.S. about his involvement with China’s government and failing to disclose income from China on his tax returns.
Year in review: China’s climate goals withstand heat
Chinese policymakers have been rapidly developing new climate policies even as major events have threatened to derail them.
Are there “foreigners” in the U.S. working class?
Politicians and the media work hard to give the impression that millions of low-wage workers are constantly seeking entry into the U.S. Most U.S. news consumers would probably be astonished to learn that the undocumented population here actually declined during the years from 2008 to 2016. It continued to decline at least until 2019.
Shuffled cards: Berlin Bulletin No. 197, December 30, 2021
After the German elections on September 26th it took, as usual, weeks and weeks for the three coalition parties to agree on one program, full of compromises, pledges and promises (some of which may even been be kept) and to resolve quarrels over who gets which cabinet seat.
Vulnerability Theory with Martha Fineman
Money on the Left discusses “vulnerability theory” with Martha Fineman, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law at Emory University. Going beyond the politics of non-discrimination and formal equality that animate liberal politics and policies, Fineman underscores the human being’s embodied vulnerability throughout the life cycle in order to politicize, rather than pathologize prevailing structures of social dependence.