Between Hawaii and New Zealand, a remote United States territory is home to a strategic American military base, the Pele U.S. Army Reserve Center — and about 44,600 islanders trying to survive onslaughts of extreme weather. Heat-trapping pollution that is causing global ice caps to melt and seas to expand is alsoContinue Reading


On Friday, machinists at Rogue Valley International Airport in Medford, Oregon, discovered that a United Airlines plane that had landed from San Francisco was missing an external panel. The plane was manufactured by Boeing. It was carrying 139 passengers and 6 crew. No one was injured, thank heavens. The missingContinue Reading


Rick Doblin, founder of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, has made a career of pitching psychedelic drugs to conservatives. Since the 1980s, he has attempted to pave inroads with the political right and the United States military in order to mainstream drugs like MDMA.  This strategy of pushing theContinue Reading


A disastrous referendum result on modernising definitions of ‘family’ and women’s roles was a major factor., Leo Varadkar’s decision to step down as prime minister of Ireland was so surprising that, according to reports, not even colleagues from his centre-right party, Fine Gael, saw it coming. The Republic of Ireland’sContinue Reading