TCJA gave massive tax cuts to the very rich, massively increased budget deficits, increased incentives to move jobs and profits offshore — and minimally increased investment in productivity.
Abrams came very close in her Georgia race to be the country’s first female African American governor. Still a major political mover and shaker, she’s using what happened to her in 2018 to spur reform of voting laws throughout the country.
Young Saudi men facing serious charges in the US manage to escape their day in court and receive a quick flight home. Such meddling in foreign justice is a curious development, considering the hostility the Kingdom shows toward outside influence on its own internal affairs.
With a horde of Democratic presidential candidates running, ranked choice voting could change the tone of campaigning, and provide a fairer distribution of delegates.
Texas led the way, but expect more false claims of voter fraud from the White House and Republican-controlled states ahead of the 2020 election.
3D printers have hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons — like creating illegal guns. Here’s a use which is nothing but good.
Scholars Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer discuss the influence of AIPAC and “the Israel lobby.”
It is extraordinarily rare for major news outlets to delve into an issue they are usually quick to dismiss as a “conspiracy theory.” But the ‘Washington Post’ went there.
EXCLUSIVE: Jeff Kaye exposes a second rendition and interrogation program, and argues that one of them amounted to human experimentation.
Philadelphia is poised to choose a vulnerable barcode voting system after a “Blue Ribbon Commission” hid its criticism of such systems in the endnotes of its election-security report. Meanwhile, the Pennsylvania auditor general has opened a probe into Philadelphia’s selection process, which appears designed to favor one vendor.
Afghan forces are unlikely to field enough pilots to fly US-supplied Black Hawk helicopters after planned US withdrawal.
If anyone can make a bad situation worse, it’s Elliott Abrams. He’s now the US special envoy for Venezuela. What could possibly go wrong?
Kids and young adults involved in the halted climate lawsuit ‘Juliana v. US’ are seeking an injunction to stop the federal government from allowing more fossil fuel extraction.
There is nine times more water in the air around us than in all the oceans combined. Technology is helping us harvest it.
A conversation with California Rep. Mike Thompson (D), chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force.
When crucial government agencies start functioning again after a shutdown, the gears don’t spring into action overnight. And what was left undone over 35 days may still harm public health and consumer protections.
A WhoWhatWhy investigation has shown that voter suppression was a factor in the razor-thin outcome of the Virginia House race that gave Republicans control of the chamber — and could now hand them control of the state’s governorship.
Nearly every person in San Francisco has health insurance. Can the city’s program serve as a model for the rest of the country?
The first of two excerpts from former Army intelligence officer John Newman’s latest book, ‘Into the Storm: The Assassination of President Kennedy Volume III.’
The US has dropped out of the list of the world’s 20 least corrupt countries.