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.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Women in the US won the right to vote 100 years ago today. But they still have a long way to go before being equally represented in politics.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Journalists are playing an important role in tamping down rumors and disinformation. But could they be suppressing legitimate inquiry at the same time?
Reading Time: 4 minutes When it comes to immigration, White House aide Stephen Miller is steering the ship of state. Is he outshining the president? We are asking the president in an open letter.
Reading Time: 1 minute Amid signs of a new recession looming, it’s worth remembering that regular people will suffer most.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Stunning facts about elephants, revealing great intelligence and depth of feeling, and videos showing them reacting to music as humans do. Elephants got rhythm!
Reading Time: 15 minutes Questioning accepted narratives is a healthy feature of an open society. But today’s conspiracists come without any evidence or sources — only a motive.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Federal regulators are taking steps that could expose the world to another financial crisis, though most people won’t realize it until it is too late. We’ve seen this movie before.
Reading Time: 14 minutes US-Iran tensions over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program and its backing of foreign proxies has put the Middle East on edge. Are the hawks in Washington and hardliners in Tehran bent on conflict?
Reading Time: 5 minutes In Florida, Democrats hope that — in response to the El Paso massacre — people will be fed up with mass shootings and demand gun control.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The ally of a GOP Governor elected in a close, contested race is throwing up new hurdles to transparency.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Using a little-known law, Georgia voters, activists, and even candidates teamed up to demand that Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) re-examine the state’s voting systems.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Republican members of the Federal Election Commission have blocked a thorough investigation into whether Russia illegally supported Donald Trump’s presidential campaign with tens of millions of dollars funneled through the NRA.