Reading Time: 19 minutes A new documentary depicts a global plastics crisis that is only getting worse.
Reading Time: 9 minutes A conversation with longtime Middle East correspondent Charles Glass.
Reading Time: 20 minutes Cartoonist Ted Rall talks about the state of journalism, the death of irony, and the effort to save the once-powerful political cartoon.
Reading Time: 16 minutes A distinguished MIT economist looks at how today’s events line up with how liberty dies.
Reading Time: 16 minutes In a bastion of America’s progressivism, authorities are secretly spying on the public.
Reading Time: 14 minutes CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou weighs in on the Ukraine scandal.
Reading Time: 16 minutes The GOP has waged a losing battle against social modernity for decades. Next year Republicans will start paying for it, renowned pollster Stanley Greenberg predicts.
Reading Time: 13 minutes Big carbon and mass apathy are the existential double whammy, warns veteran climate campaigner Bill McKibben.
Reading Time: 19 minutes One of the leading experts on cults gives a new perspective on today’s politics — and some of its frightening implications.
Reading Time: 13 minutes Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) shares insights from his early visits to detention facilities and his legislative proposals to address the horrors he witnessed.