Republicans believe and promote some pretty crazy and destructive ideas. How many of them actually believe their own rhetoric?
Three of the top third-party candidates who are challenging the entrenched duopoly – Jill Stein (Green Party), Rocky Anderson (Justice Party) and Judge Jim Gray (Libertarian Party) — gather together to find common ground and purpose, on The Progressive Commentary Hour with Gary Null. Plus, PRN’s own Harvey Wassermanjoins in to talk about the environmental issues he wants to see […]
Review of Martin Nowak's Super Cooperators: Altruism, Evolution, and Why We Need Each Other to Succeed
How can cooperation emerge in a world of selfish individuals ruled by a Darwinian competition for survival? This is the question that Martin Nowak, Professor of Mathematics and Biology at Harvard University, discusses in Super Cooperators: Altruism, Evolution, and Why We Need Each Other to Succeed. Nowak and his collaborators have published a series of […]
On May 1st 2012 activists all around the globe gathered to celebrate May Day, a pagan holiday that has become a traditional date for insurrection and revolution. In 1886 the Haymarket Massacre in Chicago heralded a new era of uprisings by labor unions after a rally against police brutality turned violent. Workers at the McCormick […]