Reading Time: 3 minutes As the tides rise ever higher, the world’s coastal cities carry on sinking. It’s a recipe for civic catastrophe.
Reading Time: 7 minutes After Facebook blocked news in Australia in response to requirements to pay media for content, several countries may introduce similar laws to curb its power.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) said he wasn’t worried by the armed Trump rioters who stormed the Capitol, but if it had been Black Lives Matter protesters, or antifa, it would’ve been a different story.
Reading Time: 26 minutes An up-close look, by a former member of Parliament, at the excess of corporate power and wealth in the British monarchy.
Reading Time: < 1 minute The House is scheduled to soon hear new testimony in favor of granting Washington, DC, statehood and the right to real congressional representation. But the measure has no Republican support in the Senate, where it’s likely to die unless Democrats kill the filibuster rule.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Welcome to WhoWhatWhy’s weekly COVID-19 roundup. There’s a lot of virus coverage out there, so this feature will give you a dose of the latest news.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Republican senators voted against the president’s plan to aid the poor and middle class, then submitted a bill to eliminate the estate tax for the rich. Roger Wicker (R-MS) was even more blatant — he voted no on the stimulus then tried to cash in on its support for restaurants.
Reading Time: 17 minutes A look at the genetic superiority of women.
Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s not just wildlife markets: intensive animal agriculture practices, like those in the US, also pose pandemic threats.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Instead of decrying the “cancellation” of Dr. Seuss, Republican leaders should be canceling their efforts to suppress the Black vote.