In early 2020, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink announced that the firm was turning toward climate-friendly investments. The record, though, shows that Fink’s green branding turned out to be entirely bogus.
Adam Johnson is the co-host of Citations Needed podcast and a writer at the Appeal.
Donald Trump has spent the past month openly courting fossil fuel money and mocking the very idea of climate change. This delusional and catastrophic posture has barely registered in the US news media.
Following mounting criticism for its inaction, the Biden administration is claiming it is powerless to stop the Israeli onslaught against Gaza. This is a sick evasion, given how much military and diplomatic support the US unquestioningly provides Israel.
Happiness guru Arthur C. Brooks has found fertile ground in the self-help industry to disseminate his right-wing agenda, making a pretty penny convincing liberals that welfare programs and universal benefits have nothing to do with Americans’ well-being.
Rather than seizing the opportunity to cover one of the most important labor stories of our time, NBC Nightly News’ coverage of the potential United Auto Workers strike has checked off pretty much every anti-labor trope in the book.
The media and the Democratic Party establishment’s singular focus on paid sick leave leaves out millions of contract and informal workers. We need to think much bigger — now.