December 2018 Volume 42, Issue 12

News Feed Fatigue: It’s Getting Harder To Think
The case for taking a break from the news.
Jessa Crispin
Actually, We Don’t Need To Grow the Economy
Protecting the planet requires scaling down, not up.
Dayton Martindale
China’s Digitized Abyss: YY and the Void of Online Fame
Hao Wu’s documentary People’s Republic of Desire explores the dystopia of livestream fandom.
Michael Atkinson
We Can Fight Climate Change and Still Eat Beef
How grass-fed cattle can sequester carbon and rebuild soil.
Paige Stanley
Climate-Friendly Beef Is a Myth. Don’t Buy It.
There’s no way around it: Take on the meat industry or face ecological disaster.
Jennifer Molidor
Anything Cows Can Do, Elk Can Do Better
Most sustainable food models rely on domesticated animals. They don’t need to—and shouldn’t.
Nassim Nobari
15 Years Ago, We Predicted the Financial Crash. We Think Another Is On Its Way.
In These Times called for real bank regulation back in 2003—it still hasn’t happened.
In These Times Editors
Want Better Sex? Try Socialism.
In "Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism," Kristen R. Ghodsee argues that economic independence for women not only helps all of society—it improves heterosexual relationships too.
Jane Miller
For 40 Years, Alaska Has Modeled a Universal Income. Now That’s in Peril.
Is the way to save the dividend through taxing the rich or slashing state services?
Yereth Rosen
On Tuesday, Oaklanders Will Decide Whether Landlords Can Evict Them for No Reason
In a city that has become ground zero for gentrification, black working-class tenants are leading a fight to stay in their homes.
Eli Day
When Will Obama Aides Come Clean About U.S.-Saudi War Crimes?
Now that Saudi Arabia has become a P.R. liability, Samantha Power and Ben Rhodes have quietly condemned the war in Yemen. But when they had the power to stop it, they were complicit.
Sarah Lazare

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