American Petroleum

The American Petroleum Institute is committed to a cleaner future as long as there’s more oil and natural gas

Once again, the American Petroleum Institute is attempting to paint itself as a climate savior – and not doing it very convincingly.  On Wednesday, the dominant fossil fuel lobbying group held an hourlong press conference about its annual State of American Energy report during which various API executives touted the fact that the United States…

American Democracy

Is American democracy uniquely bad at tackling climate change?

A Democratic president was in the White House. The Democratic Party held a majority of seats in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. But a single senator — a moderate Democrat from West Virginia — blocked the White House’s preferred climate plan. No, this wasn’t 2021 — the year was 1993: Jurassic Park…

American polity

American politics is in crisis and could collapse. Canada must prepare

Washington, Jan. 6, 2021: A police flash-bang grenade illuminates Trump protesters outside the U.S. Capitol, which they stormed after a provocative speech by the outgoing president. The Capitol insurrection was a wake-up call about the vulnerabilities in American democracy.Leah Millis/ReutersThomas Homer-Dixon is executive director of the Cascade Institute at Royal Roads University. His latest book…

American learn

Sign up now to learn American Sign Language at $20

StackCommerce New Year, new language! Make your Resolution to learn a new language a reality with The All-in-One American Sign Language Bundle, on sale for $20 (Reg. $618) no coupon code needed.  This bundle comes with 29 hours of master-level training to get you fluent in the only language it’s socially acceptable to use in a movie…


American companies can get rid of Xinjiang products from their supply chains.

Possibly. Just don’t tell ChinaMOST COMPANIES prefer to talk about corporate social responsibility than to act on such pronouncements. The Uyghur Forced Labour Prevention Act, which President Joe Biden signed into law on December 23rd, is leading many to do the opposite. American businesses may be happier to try to comply with it than to…


How American Comics Have Helped Businesses for a Century

Published: Dec 27, 2021 by Small Business Radio Show In Small Business News 0What role has American comics including superheroes, political cartoons and graphic novels played in the growing of businesses in the last hundred years?On The Small Business Radio Show this week, Jeremy Dauber, author of “American Comics” which tells their sweeping story and…

American Culture

American Culture: Traditions and Customs of the United States

Home References American culture encompasses the customs and traditions of the United States. “Culture encompasses religion, food, what we wear, how we wear it, our language, marriage, music, what we believe is right or wrong, how we sit at the table, how we greet visitors, how we behave with loved ones, and a million other…

American Latin

The fate of Latin American forests under a warming world

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Latin American forests—one of the world’s greatest assets in the fight against climate change—will likely continue to shrink in size and economic clout, but not necessarily in their ability to help fight global warming, according to new research from Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy (SPP). The study led by environmental…

‘Plan American

A New ‘American Plan’ for Manufacturing

American Tobacco Factory in Reidsville. (Indy beetle via Wikimedia Commons) President Biden has proposed that the U.S. government invest billions of dollars in the pivotal U.S. semiconductor industry as part of an effort to assure continued global leadership. It is a break with 70 years of U.S. free-trade doctrine, as well as a huge step…

American Feature

Feature: All Five American Football Games On Switch (Yes, You Read That Right)

It’s Thanksgiving in the US as we publish this article, and here in NL Towers we had a bright idea – “let’s do a best NFL-style list for Switch, like the proper football / soccer one we did in the Summer!” Oh how we patted ourselves on the back, knowing that Thanksgiving for many is…