Why doesn't the left invest in people and institutions like the right? →
Money, infrastructure, and leadership development over the long-term. It’s a frustratingly simple formula.
What to Do When the World Is Ending →
Despair is not about reality, or the world, or even ultimately the people we care about. It is about us. It is the act of allowing our very real sadness and fear to limit our sense of what is possible, about finding safety and comfort in that darkness, about avoiding heartbreak.
The End of the End of the End →
"Food might be political now, and sitcoms, and novels, and every conversation with everyone you’ve ever known, but the sole exception seems to be politics itself."
Should Environmental Activists Sabotage Fossil Fuel Infrastructure? →
The moral case against the fossil fuel industry is irrefutable. But this is not simply a question of morality, this is about strategy and power
The Only Winning Climate Policy Is a Pro-Worker Climate Policy →
Matt Huber: "The GND strategy is deceptively simple. Tie decarbonization directly to public investment and visible material benefits for the working class."
The Case for the Civilian Climate Corps →
Decarbonisation isn't a set-and-forget kind of thing. Plans that don't account for what it would take to build and maintain political constituencies over the long-haul are doomed to fail.
Moving Toward Conflict for the Sake of Good Strategy →
"Strategy is all about choice. It is about saying no, sharpening a position through disagreement, narrowing focus."
Climate Change: Winning Slowly Is the Same as Losing →
This is the end game, and we need to start acting like it.
Uber Still Hasn't Turned a Profit →
Uber is better though of as a political project more than a company. It's job is to be the tip of the spear for surveillance capitalism's remaking of labour relations. And it's doing a very good job of it too.
Tropical Depressions →
"The problem, it turns out, is not an overabundance of humans but a dearth of humanity."