Capitalism broke the planet. Here’s how it’s going to fix things

Capitalism broke the planet. Here’s how it’s going to fix things

The environment and high finance are strange bedfellows – but a new movement is raising billions to fight climate change. A breakthrough – or green hogwash? Chris Knorr/Getty; Gioele Calvanese/EyeEm/Getty By Fred Pearce A MID-LIFE crisis brought Sean Kidney his epiphany. “My father died and I had a stroke,” he says. “It was a wake-up […]

Things Get Messi After Argentina Cancels Soccer Match with Israel

Things Get Messi After Argentina Cancels Soccer Match with Israel

Boycott Divestment Sanctions Argentina’s cancellation of a match with Israel due to Israeli attempts to exploit it politically is likely to reverberate well beyond the world of soccer. by Dr. James M. Dorsey Let’s block ads! (Why?) MintPress News fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and opinions blog. We aim to showcase news from various Alternative News […]

Things moving very nicely: Donald Trump on June 12 meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

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11 More Things You Can’t Do While Black (or Brown)

The latest addition to the list of things you apparently can’t do while black is a doozy. On Monday, a white graduate student at Yale called campus police on a black classmate who was sleeping on a sofa in the common room of the building where both students lived—Lolade Siyonbola, a grad student in Yale’s African […]

Who Knew Letting People Keep More of Their Money Leads to Good Things?

Who Knew Letting People Keep More of Their Money Leads to Good Things?

In the six weeks since the passage of the tax law, dozens of companies have announced bonuses and wage hikes, some of them just hours after the bill was passed. Although the bill has not yet gone into effect, there been other tangible benefits to a lower tax burden—some gas and electric companies, for example, […]

‘Economists Say’ a Lot of Things. Many of Them Are Wrong

“A wave of optimism has swept over American business leaders, and it is beginning to translate into the sort of investment in new plants, equipment and factory upgrades that bolsters economic growth, spurs job creation—and may finally raise wages significantly,” opens a recent New York Times article surveying the state of the American economy. One […]

Gulliver's Travels Wasn't Meant to Be a Children's Book And More Things You Didn't Know About the Literary Classic

Gulliver's Travels Wasn't Meant to Be a Children's Book And More Things You Didn't Know About the Literary Classic

Happy 350th birthday, Jonathan Swift. Widely recognised as the leading satirist in the history of the English language, Swift found his way into the world 350 years ago on November 30, 1667. Celebrations of his life and legacy have been underway across the globe – not only in his home city of Dublin but also Philadelphia, Münster, Yokosuka City, Dundee and beyond. […]

‘Stranger Things 2’ gets darker in aftermath of death and Demogorgon

‘Stranger Things 2’ gets darker in aftermath of death and Demogorgon

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A year has passed since a supernatural demon terrorized the town of Hawkins, Indiana, but as Netflix’s hit 1980s science fiction series “Stranger Things” returns for a second season on Friday, life has not returned to normal for the unlikely heroes. The adults and teenagers of “Stranger Things 2” wrestle emotionally […]