Reading Time: 3 minutes Not all heroes wear capes. Some are young girls.
Reading Time: < 1 minute How could the US play a more positive role in fighting climate change? By doing nothing instead of undermining global efforts.
Reading Time: 5 minutes India’s water crisis is a dark vision of the climate change future.
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Reading Time: 3 minutes For nearly a century, conservatives have labeled ideas they don’t like as “socialism” to get Americans to vote against their own interests. While that con worked when the Soviet Union was around, young voters today are embracing socialist ideas and turning their backs on the GOP.
Reading Time: < 1 minute In order to punish the children of undocumented immigrants, President Donald Trump wants to end birthright citizenship, which makes anyone born on US soil an American. But once we start holding people accountable for the sins of their fathers and mothers, where does it stop?
Reading Time: 5 minutes President Donald Trump wants to adjust capital gains for inflation, which would reduce taxes on the rich. Why hasn’t Congress done the same with the minimum wage, which inflation erodes every year?
Reading Time: 4 minutes The political class has already identified Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) Achilles heel: an error in judgment she made when filling out a form three decades ago. How should she respond when President Donald Trump tries to make it a campaign issue?
Reading Time: < 1 minute A poll this week showed the Democratic presidential campaign evolving into a three-way race between Joe Biden and progressive Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT). What are they thinking?
Reading Time: 4 minutes A federal court ruling in favor of “faithless” electors may have come just in time. With his recent reckless comments, Trump reaffirms that he is precisely the sort of president the framers of the Constitution feared.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Journalists are playing an important role in tamping down rumors and disinformation. But could they be suppressing legitimate inquiry at the same time?
Reading Time: 4 minutes When it comes to immigration, White House aide Stephen Miller is steering the ship of state. Is he outshining the president? We are asking the president in an open letter.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Amid signs of a new recession looming, it’s worth remembering that regular people will suffer most.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Federal regulators are taking steps that could expose the world to another financial crisis, though most people won’t realize it until it is too late. We’ve seen this movie before.
Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2018 Stacey Abrams was robbed of becoming the country’s first female African American governor. Next year, she hopes to get the last laugh by helping Democrats across the country avoid her fate.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Jeffrey Epstein’s death is not a good look for the federal government. The best case scenario is stunning incompetence.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Fox News didn’t like what we wrote about them and asked for some minor changes to an editorial. We accommodated them — but what does Fox News do about the many falsehoods they air? We want to find out.
Reading Time: 4 minutes How many fatalities on the world’s roads does ‘Super Mario Kart’ cause each year? What role did the game ‘Call of Duty’ play in the invasion of Iraq? And when will the video game industry be held to account for the carnage it causes?
Reading Time: < 1 minute The justification of American gun fetishists for why they want to own weapons of war just doesn’t stand up to scrutiny.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the past three years, the president’s rhetoric has created a toxic climate that encourages hate speech, and even worse, acts of hate.