Reading Time: 5 minutes Taking meaningful steps to minimize the devastating impact of climate change is difficult, which is why so many people, companies, and governments are doing nothing. But there is one way to force them into action.
Reading Time: < 1 minute On the campaign trail, Donald Trump said he’d run the country like one of his businesses. That is one promise he kept: Even in a healthy economy, he managed to amass an annual deficit of $1 trillion.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Confirmation that two missiles brought down the Ukrainian airliner seems to answer one question — but others remain open.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A coming book on Donald Trump provides substance for our argument that federal office holders should pass a test of basic literacy.
Reading Time: 13 minutes A surprising conversation about Iran with prominent Middle East scholar Stephen Zunes.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Forensic pathologist Michael Baden has expanded on the evidence he provided to 60 Minutes. What he finds is more consistent with murder than with suicide.
Reading Time: 2 minutes How did a duo of failed Ukrainian hustlers end up on a secret mission for President Trump?
A major GOP publication has had it with Trump — bothered by his poor judgment.
Reading Time: < 1 minute A legal decision issued by the Government Accountability Office on Thursday found that President Donald Trump’s White House acted illegally when it withheld aid to Ukraine. The finding comes at the onset of Trump’s impeachment trial and deals a blow to his defense that keeping the military assistance from Ukraine was an appropriate policy tool.
Reading Time: 6 minutes For a moment, the assassination of Qassem Soleimani raised fears of a new wave of violence in Lebanon. Now, the people of this war-torn country are back to fighting corruption.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Will arming teachers make schools safer? Research says the presence of guns in schools creates a more hostile, aggressive, and dangerous environment.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Each election cycle, dark money groups and Super PACs are finding new ways to circumvent laws meant to keep them from coordinating with candidates.
Reading Time: 17 minutes A DOJ investigation into the Ferguson, MO, police department revealed how municipal fines and fees trap low-income people in a cycle of poverty and punishment. It’s happening across the US — but now San Francisco is leading major reforms.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The myth of superior American medicine is a barrier to reform.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Initiative would make climate projects more cost-effective for underserved sectors of the state’s economy.
Reading Time: < 1 minute One “highlight” of the recent crisis involving the US and Iran was President Donald Trump’s repeated threats to attack cultural sites in Iran, which would be a brazen violation of the Geneva Conventions and other international laws.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Hilarious and tragic videos of brawling parliaments from around the world. Is this what’s next for US Congress?
Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s not clear how it is that video cameras were on hand to capture Wednesday’s 6 AM downing of the Ukrainian jetliner near Tehran. Does that suggest it wasn’t the accident officials claim it was?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is the latest presidential candidate to unveil an election reform proposal to end the racial disparity in voting rights and expand access to the ballot box.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Dylan Howard, a high-profile tabloid journalist with a record of big scoops, puts forth never-before-told aspects of the life and death of Jeffrey Epstein.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Congress on Thursday heard contradicting testimony from voting machine vendors and election security experts about the safety of paperless voting machines.