Reading Time: 11 minutes Renowned author, professor, and psychiatrist Robert J. Lifton exposes the similarities between today’s ideological polarization, Chinese communist thought reform, and cults.
Reading Time: 16 minutes Whistleblowers are essential for protecting regular people from the excesses of governments and businesses. We need them now more than ever before.
Reading Time: 15 minutes A contrarian view of how to deal with our environmental crisis.
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.