Reading Time: 13 minutes A conversation with author and activist Sarah Kendzior about just how bad things are.
Reading Time: 2 minutes On Thursday, Attorney General William Barr Released the Redacted Version of the Mueller report. Think of it as political Netflix, and start binge reading.
Reading Time: 7 minutes From Parkland to Pittsburgh, nonprofits are helping students deal with gun violence trauma. But advocates say schools should play a bigger role.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The annual Ridenhour Prizes are the one day whistleblowers get their due .
Reading Time: 20 minutes Starting in 2007, Ecuador reformed its police and decriminalized gang membership. A study in 2017 showed the murder rate dropped by over 400 percent.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Are you in pain from the IRS? Does Donald Trump share your pain? He doesn’t share much else, it seems, except his opinions. For instance, he thinks the IRS is “stupid.” Is he right? Check out what these characters have to say: Al Capone, Albert Einstein, Dave Barry, Mark Twain, Mae West, and many others.
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump’s foes have high hopes for what his tax returns might show. They should scale back their expectations because nothing we know about Trump would indicate that the information the documents contain will be comprehensive or accurate.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The American diet is getting a vegan makeover. Will it help fight climate change?
Reading Time: 15 minutes Bowe Bergdahl’s story exemplifies government dysfunction, political posturing, and a failed American policy.
Reading Time: 5 minutes If you’re looking for the greatest bang for your tuition buck, you might want to look first at public colleges and universities.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Corporate debt is piling up and may lead to the next recession, at a time when many US families haven’t fully recovered from the last one.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Voter roll purges are required by law. But aggressive purge practices and purges based on inaccurate information disenfranchise thousands of eligible voters.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Some gun rights advocates object to a federal universal background check law because they believe it would create a de facto national gun registry. Are they right?
Reading Time: 7 minutes How could the polls be so wrong days before the 2016 US general election? It’s a question we still don’t have answers for. It’s up to the American people to acknowledge a threat that remains in place for 2020.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Chevron is part of a $65M financing deal for a CO2 capture tech firm. Is Big Oil turning over a new leaf, or is their interest more sinister?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Friday’s appellate court ruling may restrict just how much of the Mueller report ever sees the light of day.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Contrary to popular and long held assumptions, global population is declining. The environmental consequences are good, the economic consequences are bad, says this podcast guest.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Low power FM radio has broken out into the mainstream, but obstacles remain.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This financial boon for oil, fossil fuel, and chemical companies is also killing people, critics say.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Hawaii’s state legislature is discussing two bills that would prohibit restaurants from offering most single-use plastics and styrofoam.