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He’s done virtually nothing, and he’s already campaigning for 2020

This “Mainstream Media Accountability Survey” from the Trump Make America Great Again Committee is floating around the web tonight. Please feel free to take...

Progress Report for July 4, 2016

A coffee-break update for humanitarians, journalists and others striving for a perfect world

Fanatics don’t make good presidents

The fall issue will feature a very good essay on tyranny by contributor Deborah Johnstone. In it, she cites a book by Eric Hoffer, The...

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I’ll share some of our latest articles at the bottom of this email, but first I want to announce that the launch issue of...

Progress Report for July 1, 2016

A coffee-break update for humanitarians, journalists and others striving for a perfect world

‘Now that we’re on the ground eating shit, they want a...

It’s election day in Venezuela, and, in effect, one man is on the ballot.
paris agreement

This is a direct attack on the world’s poor

Even ExxonMobil wants Donald Trump to keep America's climate change commitments. Others urging Trump to find his senses include: millions of coastal Americans; the entire...

Which politician will exploit Manchester first?

Almost nothing is known about the attacker yet , but conservative Prime Minister Theresa May has already called it an “appalling terrorist attack.”

‘This whole land is ours. All of it.’

That’s Ofir Akunis, a far-right Israeli minister, insisting that 3,921 Israeli homes built illegally on private Palestinian land are actually legal. “The argument tonight...