Ohio’s Republicans came within three weeks of preventing hundreds of thousands of voters from casting ballots. However, another one of their efforts to suppress the vote in the Buckeye state succeeded.
Tom Hayden is dead. His activities were controversial, his impact was undeniable.
Agriculture’s biggest deal ever — the Bayer-Monsanto merger — would leave farmers and consumers paying more for less, and could accelerate a catastrophic decline in the diversity of what we plant and eat.
Obamacare has faced some bad news recently. Major carriers pulled out and, just yesterday, big premium hikes were announced. But, if history is any guide, the carriers will soon return to the table. Here is an inside look why.
An activist who took on local politicans and a major corporation ended up in jail. But his troubles didn’t stop there.
According to officials, two EgyptAir security guards who happened upon the NY/NJ bomber’s pressure-cooker bomb took the luggage it was hidden in, but had no idea they were looking at an IED. Really?
In-person voter fraud is extraordinarily rare. And why would somebody try to steal one vote at a time when they can just fix the result at the source?
The dystopian world view of Barry Goldwater in ‘64 and, in ‘68, the nativist populism of George Wallace, the racial tinge of Nixonian politics, and the promise of a “silent majority” are all antecedents of this year’s election.
As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton exulted — literally laughed — over the violent death of the Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi. Now, on the fifth anniversary of his death, with Libya a tragedy of major proportions, what can we learn?
Here’s a little context for what is, thankfully, the last debate of this presidential election.
Droll, cynical, deliciously nasty comments on the forces that make the world go around, by wickedly witty thinkers from the past and the present. (Posted originally in 2014, and much enlarged.)
The mainstream media assures us that foreign governments can’t hack the election, and downplays the risk of domestic threats to elections — the possibility that special interests could access voting machines and change votes.
The last few weeks in the life of a man who endured physical and psychological torture until he killed himself. But what really happened was covered up, and so were the reasons for the cover-up.
Voter suppression is no laughing matter but sometimes humor can help people understand an issue better. Watch John Oliver demolish those who only want the right people to vote.
More than race, more than the urban/rural divide, this election has exposed the often ignored class division in America.