Reading Time: 4 minutes The impeachment of President Donald Trump is about much more than the fate of a corrupt leader. It’s about whether the American experiment can still succeed.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Whenever the curtain is pulled back on how the FISA process works, as it was in the recent DOJ inspector general’s report, Americans are appalled. Yet anti-privacy advocates are only worried that spying on US citizens may become more difficult in the future.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Americans learned this week that the Afghanistan adventure they have been paying for is a gigantic mess. We take a look into the future to see what will happen when the US finally withdraws.
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.