Reading Time: 5 minutes States act to address the retirement-income gap through auto-IRAs and other state sponsored retirement programs.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Without a quorum of four commissioners at the FEC, Facebook announced updates to its ad policy. Experts warn self-regulation could bring more problems than solutions ahead of the 2020 election.
Reading Time: 3 minutes For nearly a century, conservatives have labeled ideas they don’t like as “socialism” to get Americans to vote against their own interests. While that con worked when the Soviet Union was around, young voters today are embracing socialist ideas and turning their backs on the GOP.
Reading Time: < 1 minute In order to punish the children of undocumented immigrants, President Donald Trump wants to end birthright citizenship, which makes anyone born on US soil an American. But once we start holding people accountable for the sins of their fathers and mothers, where does it stop?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Election integrity experts have laid out a blueprint for states to implement risk-limiting audits after conducting three successful pilot tests in Rhode Island.
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.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has withdrawn the extradition bill that ignited three months of street protests, but her surrender appears unlikely to pacify the city’s demonstrators.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Fox News uses the term “All-American” to describe its summer concert series. But the overwhelming majority of performers are white. Just what does “All-American” mean to the conservative news channel?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Saying that North Carolina’s legislative map unconstitutionally favors Republicans, a panel of three judges ruled that it must be redrawn within two weeks.
Reading Time: 17 minutes President Donald Trump’s tweets often violate Twitter’s standards, but the company has taken no action to restrict or block them. A conversation with Mark Karlin and Russ Baker.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Paintings, drawings, and prints from a dynamic period when President Franklin D. Roosevelt saved America by putting people — including artists — back to work
Reading Time: 5 minutes President Donald Trump wants to adjust capital gains for inflation, which would reduce taxes on the rich. Why hasn’t Congress done the same with the minimum wage, which inflation erodes every year?
Reading Time: 4 minutes The political class has already identified Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) Achilles heel: an error in judgment she made when filling out a form three decades ago. How should she respond when President Donald Trump tries to make it a campaign issue?
Reading Time: < 1 minute A poll this week showed the Democratic presidential campaign evolving into a three-way race between Joe Biden and progressive Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT). What are they thinking?
Reading Time: 3 minutes For decades, PFAS Chemicals — used in making firefighting foam, non-stick pans, and fabric protectants — have been seeping into groundwater, rivers, lakes, and even into our bodies. Now what?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Are you already feeling the effects of the greatest threat facing our planet? Tell us about it!
Reading Time: 15 minutes An examination of why we should be outraged that justice is not being served in the Epstein case.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Five of the 45 US presidents won their election without winning the popular vote. A movement to institute a national popular vote aims to prevent that from happening again.
Reading Time: 4 minutes An undercover investigation into an “organic” Texas dairy found horrific examples of livestock abuse. Now two nonprofits are demanding accountability and change.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A federal court ruling in favor of “faithless” electors may have come just in time. With his recent reckless comments, Trump reaffirms that he is precisely the sort of president the framers of the Constitution feared.