Reading Time: < 1 minute Social media exploded yesterday when photos of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) taking his family on a trip to Cancun, Mexico, were shared by fellow travelers. Cruz returned on his own, making excuses and generally trying to deflect criticism.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Activists press Democrats to support Black women for open US Senate seats in 2022.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Rush Limbaugh, the vitriolic right-wing radio host who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Donald Trump, died Wednesday at age 70.
Reading Time: 5 minutes GameStop reminded us that Wall Street is itself a game. Some states and cities are looking for banking models that aren’t so… Wild West, and more socially responsible.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Why is achieving racial equality so hard? Princeton’s Chair of the Department of African American Studies shows us why, through the lens of James Baldwin.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Steve McCurry pursues not the objective reality that a journalist seeks to record, but rather the beauty that captures the attention and narrative imagination of the artist.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Most Russians aren’t moved by opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s politics — it’s his information they want.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Mitch McConnell voted to acquit Donald Trump then proclaimed him guilty.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Myanmar’s military junta claimed fraud to overturn a resounding rebuke of its power. Some worry that it might spell the end of Myanmar’s fledgling democracy.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Ted Cruz unleashed in bid to be Trump’s heir apparent.