Out-of-control wildfires, heatwaves, and storms show that we all need to care about climate. We already have enough books about science. Here are some about people, conflict, and power.
If your hero is Ronald Reagan, then you’re in Free America. But if you admire Elon Musk, you’re in Smart America. Just America rejects heroes, but likes BLM. And Real America, bless their souls, is still all in for Trump. Can we at least agree on something?
In a new article, historian Matthew Karp offers the best take I’ve seen so far on the history wars. Conservatives’ fear of inconvenient facts is bad. But liberals’ anger at the past turns out to be worse.
As Confederate statues are rightly coming down across the South, the quintessentially northern city of Chicago is wrongly targeting for removal statues of the men who saved America from those same Confederates.
Compromise with Republicans? Not yet. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez can win the Green New Deal by staying true to her values, taking a path blazed more than 150 years earlier by the most Radical and successful abolitionist in Congress.
I’ve just finished the draft of my next book, “Abolish Oil Now!” It aims to unblock the major barrier to serious action on climate change — political opposition from Big Oil. But I need your help to make it great and spread the word.