Reading Time: 2 minutes The House has repealed Obamacare and passed the American Health Care Act. Republicans claim it will help make affordable, quality healthcare available to all. But the plan clearly benefits the 1%, while making promises to the vulnerable that could be hard to keep.
Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s been 20 years since the Chemical Weapons Convention treaty went into effect, and an entire class of weapons of mass destruction has been nearly eliminated. That’s partly why the recent chemical attacks in Syria have attracted so much attention.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Here is a primer on Donald Trump’s relationship with Felix Sater and others with connections to the mob. The perfect video to watch before or after reading the WhoWhatWhy exposé on the president’s Russia connections.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Our primary way of categorizing political discourse is Left-Right. But is this way of thinking inherently limiting and prone to misconception?
Reading Time: 2 minutes As president, Barack Obama was sometimes referred to as the “Deporter in Chief.” Does that mean that the difference between him and President Donald Trump on illegal immigration is just their rhetoric?
Reading Time: 2 minutes The work of the US Congress is on display for anyone desiring to tune in. But why are federal courts largely exempt from this public scrutiny?
Reading Time: 2 minutes The killing of Trayvon Martin and the subsequent acquittal of George Zimmerman triggered a wave of discontent among African-Americans that ultimately became the Black Lives Matter movement. It also sparked debate on Stand Your Ground laws. But has anything changed five years later?
Reading Time: 35 minutes Acclaimed forensic pathologist Cyril Wecht spoke recently about the Kennedy assassination. He laid out his case for doubting the official explanation — and asserted that this horrific event was nothing less than the overthrow of the government.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Steve Bannon will play a major role in the Trump administration. It’s time for Americans to get to know him better.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Voter ID laws work as intended — they are suppressing the vote and blocking democracy. Just as shameful is that nobody is talking about it.