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A Class Analysis Of The Trump-Biden Rerun

Friday, 12 April 2024, 12:45 pm | Independent Media Institute

Hostility has intensified between the two major parties as their opposition has become more extreme. This keeps happening because neither found nor implemented any solutions to the deepening problems besetting the United States. More >>

Armenia’s Escape From Isolation Lies Through Georgia

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 11:39 am | Independent Media Institute

Surrounded to its east and west by hostile neighbors and devoid of allies, Armenia’s geopolitical situation faces severe challenges. A growing partnership with Georgia could help the small, landlocked country to expand its options. More >>

The Myth That India’s Freedom Was Won Nonviolently Is Holding Back Progress

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 8:55 am | Independent Media Institute

Some struggles can be kept nonviolent, but decolonization never has been—certainly not in India More >>

The EU Is Marching Toward An Independent And Integrated Military

Saturday, 30 March 2024, 7:24 pm | Independent Media Institute

The EU’s evolving common defense network is decades in the making, yet remains hindered by its inability to match NATO and apprehension by some member states. More >>

We Need A Plan For The Transition To Renewable Energy

Friday, 15 March 2024, 9:26 am | Independent Media Institute

The transition to renewable energy is inevitable given the current climate crisis and the fact that fossil fuels are a finite resource. To make the shift, a detailed plan is required to indicate the first steps and anticipate challenges in allocating ... More >>

Tell The Truth About Israel’s Crimes Against Humanity

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 5:39 pm | Independent Media Institute

Western news bias in favor of Israel is more and more apparent as media outlets go out of their way to obscure the perpetrators of genocide. Israeli forces killed more than a hundred Palestinians and wounded more than 700 on February 29, 2024 during ... More >>

Outdated Narratives Have Humanity In A Downward Spiral—It’s Time To Tell ‘Stories For Life’

Saturday, 24 February 2024, 6:38 pm | Independent Media Institute

A short film and narratives project “Stories for Life” seeks to bring about the shift in culture that humanity needs to survive The stories we do and don’t tell about ourselves and these times in which we’re living shape the direction ... More >>

Why Won’t Biden Wave The Magic Wand In His Hand To Stop Israel?

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 6:24 pm | Independent Media Institute

If stopping genocide is not a good enough reason for Biden to rein in Israel’s blood thirst, is losing the 2024 election a risk he’s willing to take? As Israel’s war on Gaza continues unabated, the United States, which holds great leverage over ... More >>

Cashing In On Racist Bail

Saturday, 10 February 2024, 6:25 pm | Independent Media Institute

Cash bail is racist. No wonder the GOP loves it and is relying on expanding it as a cynical election-year ploy. Most Americans have not considered “cash bail” as critical to equality and freedom. The term is an esoteric one but is increasingly ... More >>

Marjorie Hecht: Prepared Learning: What Are Humans Hard-Wired For At Birth?

Saturday, 10 February 2024, 6:22 pm | Independent Media Institute

Do living beings learn and pass on to future generations some behaviors or predispositions more easily than others––and if so, how? So-called prepared learning is a question psychologists and other scientists have studied for decades, developing a series ... More >>

Climate Change And Energy Transition: The 2023 Scorecard

Saturday, 13 January 2024, 9:48 pm | Independent Media Institute

The numbers are in, and it doesn’t look good. The numbers are in. Last year was the hottest on record by a wide margin. The planet is now 1.48 degrees Celsius warmer than it was before the fossil fuel revolution. Global heating is accelerating. This ... More >>

The Right To Housing, Not Vacation Homes

Monday, 8 January 2024, 7:20 pm | Independent Media Institute

Can strict regulations on Airbnb solve the housing crisis? Probably not, but they’re a good start. Americans have been on a vacation binge since the easing of COVID-19 lockdowns, traveling for leisure in record numbers, and generating a major boom for ... More >>

‘Practices For Care And Endurance’ Support Those Organizing For Ceasefire In Gaza

Sunday, 10 December 2023, 6:08 pm | Independent Media Institute

Amid genocidal violence and mass civilian deaths in the Gaza Strip, well-known writers, artists, healers, and activists shared practices of care and endurance to support efforts for ceasefire and peace. Israel’s bombardment of the Gaza Strip—which ... More >>

The Cradle Of Humanity

Saturday, 2 December 2023, 3:58 pm | Independent Media Institute

What reading Georges Bataille could teach you about the birth of art—and of humanity Why should we explore caves and excavate fossils? Why should we seek more information about our origins? And what can the first women and men tell us about the human condition? ... More >>

Americans Are Bankrolling Israel’s Unfolding Genocide In Gaza

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 11:02 am | Independent Media Institute

By Sonali Kolhatkar Americans are funding a genocide and no one asked our permission. We are being dragged, unwillingly , into a war that is decimating a people. We are being forced to become involuntary accomplices to mass slaughter. Palestinians, on ... More >>

Jan Ritch-Frel: The New Grand Tour

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:25 am | Independent Media Institute

Six million years of human evidence offers a powerful universal education to address humanity’s most significant challenges and opportunities. By Jan Ritch-Frel All of humanity can now take the Grand Tour: a travel circuit of global sites that help ... More >>

Palm Oil In Common Household Products Is Destroying The World’s ‘Orangutan Capital’

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 2:46 pm | Independent Media Institute

A nationally protected wildlife reserve in Indonesia is under attack by popular, big-name brands. By Laurel Sutherlin Picture a rhinoceros in the rainforest. Add a herd of elephants, families of orangutans swinging through the treetops, and tigers ... More >>

The GOP’s ‘Red Caesar’ New Political Order Plan Marches Forward

Saturday, 4 November 2023, 2:47 pm | Independent Media Institute

“Thirty years ago,” Damon Linker told The Guardian , “if I told you that a bunch of billionaires and intellectuals on the right are waiting in the wings to impose a dictatorship on the United States, you would have said that I was insane.” ... More >>

Sustainability Is More Than 300 Years Old

Wednesday, 30 August 2023, 4:53 am | Independent Media Institute

Teaser: Modern sustainability evolved from forest management of the 18th century, and its ancient roots go back even further. Could it help with today’s climate crisis and lumber shortage? The proverb “necessity is the mother of invention” ... More >>

‘Market Fundamentalism’ Is An Obstacle To Social Progress

Friday, 19 May 2023, 10:17 am | Independent Media Institute

A changing world order, a shrinking U.S. empire, migrations and related demographic shifts, and major economic crashes have all enhanced religious fundamentalisms around the world. Beyond religions, other ideological fundamentalisms likewise provide widely ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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