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Jeff Tollefson – Antarctica’s Southern Ocean May No Longer Help Delay Global Warming

Joellen Russell wasn’t prepared for the 10-metre waves that pounded her research vessel during an expedition south of New Zealand. “It felt like the ship would be crushed each time we rolled into a mountain of water,” recalls Russell, an ocean modeller at the University of Arizona in Tucson. At one point, she was nearly carried overboard by a rogue …

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David Biello – Farm the Oceans to Help Stop Global Warming

The Southern Ocean is a forbidding place, mostly unvisited by humans. Winds of more than 120 kilometers per hour wreak havoc, and waves routinely wash up and over the bow of any ship that dares to venture so far south, drenching the decks in ice-cold sea spray that instantly freezes. Worse, rare freak waves can build to towering heights and …

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Too many millennials are facing buyers’ remorse over one of the most expensive purchases they’ll ever make

Millennial graduates express buyer’s remorse regarding their education. College tuition is one of the biggest purchases millennial graduates have made — and now many of them are regretting it. In fact, 57% of millennial graduates regret taking out as many loans as they did, and 36% even said they would not have gone to college if they knew how much …

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Adam Horowitz – Palestinian citizens of Israel respond to poll showing Jewish support for expelling Arabs from country

Earlier today Phil and I wrote about a new survey of Israeli attitudes by the Pew Research Center. The poll response that is generating the most attention is the finding that almost half of Israeli Jews agreed with the statement “Arabs should be expelled or transferred from Israel”: Israeli Jews are divided on the question of whether Arabs should be allowed to live …

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Sanders is Right. The Childcare System in the US is a Disaster

One presidential hopeful’s assessment is that the child care system in the U.S. is disastrous. And based on the findings of a new survey, many working parents in the U.S. have reason to agree. The Pew Research Center report, which surveyed over 1,800 parents of kids under 18, offered a reflection of the widening inequality gripping the country. It found, …

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A Just Cause – Abuse & Corruption within the Bureau of Prisons – 10.04.15

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks speak with our guest Bernard B. Kerik, former Police Commissioner of the City of New York. Mr. Kerik has a unique and one-of-a kind perspective into the U.S. criminal justice and prison systems, prompting him to become an advocate for criminal justice and prison reform in America.