Cafe : Opinion
Brazil’s Election Goes Beyond A Battle Between Left And Right. Democracy Is Also On The Ballot
Seen from afar, the dynamics playing out in the Brazilian election are a clear example of the broader crisis of liberal democracy, with right-wing authoritarians in ascent globally.
Conspiracy Theories Are Dangerous No Matter How Many People Believe Them
Lies don’t have to spread far to cause problems.
Unpacking The Law Behind Cowboys For Trump Founder’s Removal From Elected Office
The potential breadth and ambiguity of Section 3 creates a risk that the measure could be repurposed, against its original aims, in a way that hurts democracy.
Declaring Who Wins Elections Is Not A Job For Partisans
Many state laws confirm that certification is not the venue to address claims of fraud, failed equipment, or other irregularities. But public misunderstanding and ambiguities in the law can still be exploited to great harm.
Greenland Ice Sheet Is Shrinking Faster Than Forecast, Locking In Sea Level Rise: Study
A study published Aug. 29, 2022, demonstrates – for the first time – that Greenland’s ice sheet is now so out of balance with prevailing Arctic climate that it no longer can sustain its current size.
Inflation Reduction Act Won’t Get Around SCOTUS Climate Ruling. But It Strengthens EPA’s Future Abilities
The new law amends the Clean Air Act – the nation’s primary air quality law – to define several greenhouse gases as air pollutants.