The US's future in space is largely in the hands of private companies whose work is filled with uncertainty, leaving NASA to rely on Russia.
The largest delisting of protected federal lands in US history will harm species and exacerbate climate change.
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Tom Engelhardt, cofounder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs The Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book, coauthored with Nick Turse, is Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050.