Reading Time: < 1 minute Kansas City has approved free mass transit for all. Where most people see a sensible policy that helps all citizens and the environment, others will undoubtedly invoke the boogeyman of “socialism” — and expose how wacky they sound.
Reading Time: 5 minutes As Prime Minister Boris Johnson celebrated a Brexit election landslide, the dreams of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party turned into an anti-Semitic nightmare.
Reading Time: 5 minutes US Catholic bishops insist that abortion is the “preeminent” issue for Catholic voters in 2020. Will white Catholics in the Midwest listen to them?
Reading Time: < 1 minute Want to get a job as a federal judge but have no courtroom experience, no common sense, and no clue? No problem. If you are conservative enough, the GOP Senate will confirm you.
Reading Time: 3 minutes By refusing to retire from the Supreme Court in spite of various health scares, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a symbol of the anti-Trump resistance.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Like other Silicon Valley companies, Google prides itself on being open to different viewpoints. But when it comes to its employees wanting to organize, that supposed tolerance quickly reaches its limits.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Political cowardice and the pettiness of people in Iowa and New Hampshire keep in place a primary system that is bad for democracy.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Back in 2008, Barack Obama took the nation by storm by campaigning on Hope and Change. Now, with 2020 on the horizon and change badly needed, he wants Democrats to forego a bold agenda.
Reading Time: 4 minutes To Fox News commentators, impeachments are attempted coups and Trump invented weekends.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Memo to Michael Bloomberg: Being a beneficiary of America’s insane wealth gap does not make you qualified to fix it.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Long after having left the battlefield, many veterans are still fighting. They wrestle with what they have seen, done, and become. For too many of them, this proves to be a battle they cannot win.
Reading Time: 4 minutes House Republicans and President Donald Trump are trying to unmask the Ukraine whistleblower. If they succeed, will future whistleblowers keep silent?
Reading Time: < 1 minute President Donald Trump’s newest White House aide is “prosperity gospel” television evangelist Paula White. Both are thrice-married and like to con people out of their money, so it seems like a match made in heaven.
Reading Time: 3 minutes If they want to win the presidency after Donald Trump leaves office, Republicans need to find candidates untainted by his incompetence and corruption.
Reading Time: < 1 minute If you have a problem with people booing a president who maligns their city, but not with unsubstantiated smear campaigns paid for by millionaires and crackpots, you may be missing the bigger picture.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Evidence shows the tide is turning against right-wing populism and nationalism in Europe — but the UK could change that.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Foreign policy should be left to the intellectually competent. There’s a test for that.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Things are getting so insane in Washington that it’s tough to keep up. The bad news is that it will only get worse.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Polls show that more and more Americans want President Donald Trump impeached — and that includes some Republicans. But why? They all have their reasons.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If you want to celebrate Iraq whistleblower Katharine Gun, protect others like her.