The American Beverage Association basically extorted California’s government into preempting the authority of cities and counties to impose soda taxes over the next 12 years. Unfortunately other large corporate interests are also using similar tactics to get what they want.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a potential 2020 presidential contender, just introduced a fierce anti-corruption bill that DC insiders are calling pie-in-the-sky. But, of course, they would say that, wouldn’t they?
Here is one thing we already know thanks to the Mueller investigation: The finances of the rich and powerful need to be looked at much more closely or the rest of us will keep paying the price.
Seattle has become dangerous this week — along with a lot of the western United States — as smoke particles block out the sun and block up lungs.
Whistleblower and former NSA contractor Reality Winner exposed attempts by Russian military officers to hack US elections. This week she was sentenced to over five years in federal prison.
Cornell professor Louis Hyman explains the history of the unmaking of American work, how temporary work took over the economy, and why the gig economy may yet have a silver lining.
Yes, it’s back. We’ve dug deep into the Silicon-mine to find the most shiny, glittering nuggets of presidential twittery.
Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty to a number of federal charges, putting President Donald Trump in legal jeopardy. Here’s the strange history of how a relatively unknown lawyer with Russian and Ukrainian ties became intertwined with the Trump empire.
This month marks the 75th anniversary of JFK’s famed WWII heroic moment. A perfect time to examine whatever correlations there may be between leadership, military service, and views on war and peace.
A Russian network of spambots recently attacked WhoWhatWhy. That we were targeted isn’t surprising, but what they targeted is very interesting.
The US and the world are doing better by almost every metric. So why is there so much pessimism?