President Donald Trump’s close friend, billionaire Stephen Schwarzman, and his company, Blackstone, have interesting Russia connections. Thus far, though, they’ve flown beneath the radar.
The FBI was caught in a lie by the judge in the already shaky case against the wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen.
Last Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people participated in the March for Our Lives, calling for gun restrictions. Where will this lead?
An annual celebration of open government felt more like a funeral last week as transparency advocates, journalists, and former federal officials bemoaned the Trump administration’s unprecedented push for secrecy.
What has gotten lost amid the coverage of how Cambridge Analytica executives bragged about their dirty tricks is that the data company seemed to hold Trump voters in very low regard. They certainly didn’t seem worthy of the truth.
Could West Virginia’s striking teachers serve as a model for a new labor movement?
Raised age requirements and background checks for gun purchases won’t fix absent-mindedness. Or stupidity.
The murder of Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres shows that corruption reaches right to the top in the hydropower industry.
When Barack Obama said segments of Pennsylvania were clinging to guns and religion, he identified the dynamic that would lead to Donald Trump’s election. That sentiment was on display once more at a gun-blessing ceremony that most of the media covered — and got totally wrong.
The US military budget is now bigger than ever. But the war machine that’s been built up over many decades is not making America any safer, and leaders in Washington aren’t dealing with the asymmetric warfare that has caused real harm.
Single-issue voters could make the difference in the 2018 midterms. Will that issue be guns?