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Community Schools Are A ‘Game Changer’ For Students In This Big-City School District

Wednesday, 10 July 2024, 9:37 am | Independent Media Institute

Why education leaders in Chicago want to turn more schools into “a hub for everything.” More >>

The Growing Weaponization Of Open-Source Information

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 6:36 pm | Independent Media Institute

Open-source information and intelligence are fueling global participation in the war in Ukraine and other global hotspots, changing how the private sector, the public, and governments influence conflicts. More >>

Finding The Roots Of Religion In Human Prehistory

Saturday, 29 June 2024, 3:44 pm | Independent Media Institute

In a world so profoundly transformed by science and technology, it seems reasonable to ask: Why do religions still exist? More >>

Air Pollution Is Killing Millions And Rising Exponentially—A Shift In Agriculture Can Solve It

Tuesday, 25 June 2024, 9:02 am | Independent Media Institute

We must find a better way to prevent land use from changing. More >>

How Corporations Are Fueling Geopolitical Tensions And Global Conflicts In The 21st Century

Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 12:00 pm | Independent Media Institute

Multinational corporations with global reach are increasingly getting entangled in conflicts and geopolitical rivalries by supporting multiple sides. As the U.S.-led global order faces challenges, their influence as transnational actors will only ... More >>

The GOP’s Stalinesque Plan 2025 To Shape The Future Of U.S. Food And Agriculture

Saturday, 8 June 2024, 5:12 am | Independent Media Institute

The conservative think tank Heritage Foundation wants to rid the USDA of sustainability, climate change mitigation, and racial equity. More >>

Why Russians Still Support The War

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 4:59 am | Independent Media Institute

Despite some Western expectations of an imminent decline in Russian backing for the conflict in Ukraine, akin to the fading public support observed in recent Western conflicts, Russia’s civilians and soldiers exhibit an unwavering determination ... More >>

‘Tough-on-Crime’ Doesn’t Apply To People Like Trump

Sunday, 2 June 2024, 4:13 am | Independent Media Institute

Trump’s conviction is not proof that the criminal justice system works. The joy and disbelief we may be feeling is because it was never intended to ensnare people like him. More >>

A Professor On “Authorities” Who Order Police To Crush Student Protests

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 7:50 am | Independent Media Institute

Journalists recently exposed that donors from society’s richest 1% pressured university administrators and political leaders to use police and other means to crush peaceful student protests that wanted a change in United States and Israeli policy and action ... More >>

On Climate Change, Centrism Means A Slow Death

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 9:00 pm | Independent Media Institute

The Grand Old Party (GOP) wants to accelerate climate change, while Democratic centrists are content with slowly embracing it. More >>

Why Corporations Choose Lawlessness To Fight Unions

Saturday, 18 May 2024, 3:16 pm | Independent Media Institute

Workers at companies like Apple and Starbucks face armies of union-busting lawyers advising employers to repeatedly violate labor laws. More >>

Procter & Gamble, Mondelēz, And Nestlé Are Among 10 Of The Leading Consumer Brands Driving Global Deforestation

Saturday, 18 May 2024, 3:10 pm | Independent Media Institute

Despite corporate commitments, deforestation rates remain high, and community land conflicts continue. More >>

Defending Privacy In The Surveillance State And Fragmenting Internet

Friday, 17 May 2024, 9:09 am | Independent Media Institute

Governments and private entities have steadily eroded privacy on the internet. The trend toward internet functions centralising within national borders and fragmenting internationally reinforces the need to safeguard both openness and security in cyberspace. More >>

Parallels Between Archaic Entrepots And Modern Offshore Banking Centers

Friday, 10 May 2024, 10:45 am | Independent Media Institute

Offshore banking and tax-avoidance centers are nothing new; they’ve been with us for millennia. More >>

Trump Loyalists Preview Strategies To Upend 2024 Election

Friday, 10 May 2024, 8:25 am | Independent Media Institute

Not just challenging voters’ credentials in battleground states. But attacking every step in running elections. More >>

Student Demands For Divestment Are Not New

Sunday, 5 May 2024, 6:34 am | Independent Media Institute

There is a long history of students organizing for divestment from states and institutions complicit in criminal acts, apartheid, and genocide. Today’s campus protests against Israel are building on that movement. More >>

Will The Golden Age For Corporate Shareholders Ever End?

Friday, 3 May 2024, 10:45 am | Independent Media Institute

Shareholders have assumed enormous influence over U.S. corporations over the last few decades. Despite their firm hold, shifts are underway that could alter the domestic corporate landscape. More >>

How Banks And Investors Are Fueling A Global Biodiversity Crisis

Saturday, 27 April 2024, 2:57 pm | Independent Media Institute

Commercial financial flows to the forest-risk commodity sectors are driving the majority of tropical deforestation. More >>

India’s Billionaire Wealth Is On Display As Nation Votes

Saturday, 27 April 2024, 2:52 pm | Independent Media Institute

India’s Ambani family has enjoyed flaunting its obscene wealth, a perfect reminder in the midst of an election, of the economic inequality afflicting voters. More >>

Should Harming Mother Earth Be A Crime? The Case For Ecocide

Saturday, 27 April 2024, 5:06 am | Independent Media Institute

The destruction of nature might one day become a criminal offense adjudicated by the International Criminal Court. Environmental activists are pushing to elevate the concept of ecocide—literally, the “killing of the ecosystem”—as the fifth ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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