Reading Time: 5 minutes Day in and day out in America, people are killed by guns — but only the deadliest shootings tend to get traction in the national news. Here are a few of the personal stories from just a single day.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Public health experts are begging Americans to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic. But this is an election year, and it appears that Republicans are willing to take a chance on voters’ health in order to win.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Drastic steps taken to contain the coronavirus pandemic have led to a significant reduction in pollution. Are some of the changes here to stay and can they help slow climate change?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez showed how progressive insurgents can score primary upsets: by connecting directly with voters and outworking their entrenched opponents. However, the coronavirus pandemic is making that much more difficult this year, so how do these challengers cope?
Reading Time: 5 minutes In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many asylum seekers on both sides of the US-Mexican border are living in dangerously crowded conditions with little access to crucial health care.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Trump White House has not let a pandemic interfere with its drive to gut environmental regulations.
Reading Time: 3 minutes After six years in federal court, college students in Florida will finally be allowed to have early-voting locations on campus without any strings attached this November.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Why isn’t Bernie Sanders dropping out? The real reason is very simple: Because he can still win. But that’s not good enough for the corporate media, which wants the Democratic primary to be over.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The plague still lives in many animals deep in the woods. What if floods and fires drive these animals into your neck of the woods? It may already be happening.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Activists and fair maps advocates have a plan to protect the integrity of the 2020 census amid the coronavirus pandemic: encourage everyone to complete their form online.