Congress rolled back Obama era protections against suspicionless drug testing. The targets of these programs are always those less fortunate and not the people making millions off the government.
Turkey is polarized, paranoia is running high and hopeful scenarios are hard to come by ahead of Sunday’s referendum. Whoever wins, NATO’s Middle Eastern anchor is likely headed for more chaos.
The FBI’s role in the presidential election has put a spotlight on the Bureau. A good time for us to turn the investigators into the investigated.
Review of a documentary on the remarkable, colorful, sometimes tragic, heroic life of Dolores Huerta who, along with César Chávez, founded the United Farmworkers of America.
Like so many important subjects, the future battle over improving our election system is about technical issues. Don’t let the geek factor throw you off: whether we emphasize accessibility for the disabled or a reliable paper trail is a very big deal for us all. The question is: Can we have it all?
Whether through gerrymandering, voter ID laws, or gubernatorial restrictions, North Carolina has become ground-zero for Republican led voter suppression.
Election integrity activists are at odds over whether raising too many concerns about the security of US elections did more harm than good.
Journalists shed light on new challenges they face, but offer few solutions. Does White House abuse of the press reflect a lack of discipline — or something more sinister?
From Watergate to Iraq War propaganda, conflicts between the Deep State and the Executive branch have proven helpful to the public. They provided a glimpse into the White House and the nation’s intelligence apparatus, leading to important reforms. So perhaps an open conflict between the Trump administration and the Deep State isn’t such a bad thing.
The US is lagging far behind many other countries with regard to the percentage of women in the national legislature — even places like Iraq and Afghanistan. On the 100th anniversary of the swearing in of the first female member of Congress, we look at the reasons for this enduring inequality.