Grist staff

Politics

David Roberts explains postmodern conservatism in 36 tweets

A case headed to the Supreme Court is a crucial turning point in the American conservative movement's ability to assert that black is white and up is down.

the bright side

The country is going to hell, but at least your bus may come on time

The results of the election got you down? Good news! It wasn't a total train wreck.

Join Grist for a night of comedy with Mike Birbiglia, Todd Barry, Eugene Mirman, and more in NYC

Come yuk it up with Eugene Mirman, Mike Birbiglia, Todd Barry, Maeve Higgins, and Brooks Wheelan at The Bell House on Nov. 16.

Bitts & Pieces

Watch Mark Bittman talk almond milk, hamburgers, and more

We force New York Times food writer Mark Bittman to choose between almond and dairy milk -- plus other hard calls.

Climate & Energy

Naomi Klein says climate activists need to get comfortable attacking capitalism

Klein dropped by the Grist office to chat with David Roberts about her new book, "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate."

Living

Couldn’t make SXSW Eco? Watch it here

The lineup of this year's SXSW Eco reads like the who's who of environmentalism -- join in on the fun!

The planetary redemption

Watch Morgan Freeman present an awesome vision of a green future

Attention, world leaders: When Morgan Freeman tells you to do something, you better do it.

Food

Celebrate Kale Day AND World Vegetarian Day with these delicious recipes

Wipe the drool off your desk and whip up one of these kale salads.

Living

Science says take more vacations, and David Roberts agrees

Here are David Roberts' thoughts on sabbatical finances, workplace productivity, and the importance of family time.

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