Reading Time: 6 minutes With gun violence on the rise for the first time since the 1990s, active shooter drills are becoming a “normal” part of the school day. Here’s what kids are being taught and why.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Restoring government of the people — or not — will define the nation’s future, activists say.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Over the past 11 years, Emilio Gutierrez has been on a roller coaster — detained two times and threatened with deportation, then given reprieves.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As the Trump administration furthers its ties to Saudi Arabia, the US says it will not pursue a Saudi man who fled Oregon after killing a teenage girl in a hit-and-run.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Threats to accessing government information, intrusive surveillance of citizens, and a weakened news industry create a somber event.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The US is trying to sell chicken to Britain once they leave Europe, but they are resisting. Why?
Reading Time: 21 minutes Mike Berners-Lee looks at ways our global problems and challenges are connected.
Reading Time: 5 minutes If you think the current brouhaha over gun violence is somehow unprecedented in American history, read on.
Reading Time: 7 minutes PG&E has filed for bankruptcy after being implicated in the Camp Fire, which killed at least 86 people and destroyed the town of Paradise.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Why did Democrats buy into a for-profit system that locks up and brutalizes people seeking a new life?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Elections of far-right populists in the EU are endangering progress on climate initiatives, according to a new study.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The news media giant will devote two hours of Sunday prime time extolling the legacy of one of America’s most powerful families. Then there’s the other stuff it won’t talk about. WhoWhatWhy notes that the latter is also important context.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Coffee is under threat from climate change and disease. Can scientists save it?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Getting answers to these questions will reveal much more about our president and about money and power in America.
Reading Time: 14 minutes A look at how the excesses of capitalism have taken over everything from the lines at Disneyland to the carpool lane of your daily commute.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The God’s honest truth, according to these observers, is that everyone lies
Reading Time: 27 minutes A great deal remains to be discovered about the disgraced lawyer’s Russia ties and the nature of his nearly two-decade dalliance with Trump. Will Congress ask?
Reading Time: 6 minutes In the US, one in six women will become a victim of sexual assault in her lifetime. For women in Native American communities, that likelihood doubles.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Eliminating tax subsidies that primarily benefit the plutocrats is urgently needed if we are to preserve the middle class and our economy.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Over one-third of GoFundMe’s crowdfunding campaigns are to cover medical expenses. And the 1 percent don’t give a damn. The only hope is for voters to alter this sad state of affairs.