Reading Time: 15 minutes A contrarian view of how to deal with our environmental crisis.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The Minnesota senator has made election security a key part of her presidential campaign. As she is unlikely to win the nomination, it may be her most lasting and important contribution to the 2020 race.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A whistleblower complaint is behind the mountain of damaging evidence changing minds about impeachment. It’s a miracle it got through.
Reading Time: 5 minutes WhoWhatWhy uncovers a mental health crisis among wildland firefighters.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In Hong Kong, intimidation and paranoia are seeping into everyday life.
Reading Time: 19 minutes A new documentary depicts a global plastics crisis that is only getting worse.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Suspicions of Turkish help for ISIS deepen after US raid targets leader in part of Syria held by Turkish-backed rebels.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Evidence shows the tide is turning against right-wing populism and nationalism in Europe — but the UK could change that.
Reading Time: 1 minute In a repeat of 2016, Bernie Sanders is running another strong campaign. He’s attracting big crowds, raising a lot of money, making news with important plans, and doing well in the polls — but the media continues to act like he doesn’t even exist.
Reading Time: 4 minutes While the Syrian regime, Russia and Turkey have emerged as the biggest winners of the US exit from Syria, hidden understandings and ambiguities of the ceasefire deal bode more bloodshed.
Reading Time: 9 minutes A conversation with longtime Middle East correspondent Charles Glass.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Latest research reveals how suicidal thoughts, personal crisis, and desperation are often the dark subtext to mass shootings.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Can a new range of plant-based burgers tempt skeptical meat-eaters?
Reading Time: 10 minutes True stories, from the tragic to the grotesque, of people shooting at other people, and at things — for reasons that boggle the mind.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The young American journalist investigated Turkey’s meddling in Syria’s civil war. On the fifth anniversary of her death, many questions remain unanswered.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Foreign policy should be left to the intellectually competent. There’s a test for that.
Reading Time: 1 minute When it comes to debates, the talking heads want you to take their word on what matters, rather than follow your own gut.
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: 2 minutes Long before he was pilloried by President Donald Trump, Rep. Elijah Cummings was memorable. Constituents and colleagues admired his fierce pursuit of the truth.
Reading Time: 3 minutes WhoWhatWhy is swimming against the tide by committing longterm to the threatened art of political cartooning. First step: hiring the caustically funny Ted Rall.