Reading Time: 3 minutes You have to see it to believe it! A bird that boogies with skill, invention, and exuberance.
Reading Time: 15 minutes The current reality may be far more dangerous than past nuclear threats: Richard Clarke, the first White House official placed in charge of US cybersecurity policy, looks at the dangers of cyber warfare today.
Reading Time: 2 minutes What would happen if the minimum wage were increased to $15? New research shows over 33 million Americans would get a raise. Is there a downside?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Democrats and election integrity activists are sounding the alarms for election security measures before 2020 after a bombshell report on Russian interference in 2016.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Former Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak has jumped into the Democratic presidential primaries and is making a strong case against war with Iran.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Robert Mueller may not have lived up to the media hype, but his testimony before Congress offered the public a day-long tutorial on his investigation.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A charlatan, a liar, and a cheat, bent on a narcissistic leadership that will embarrass the country. Boris Johnson is a chip off the Trump block.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Your personal information is in high demand by organizations from all over the planet. But exactly how much is your digital footprint actually worth?
Reading Time: 18 minutes Upon the death of Paul Krassner this week, we are sharing part of a conversation WhoWhatWhy podcaster Jeff Schechtman had with him back in 2009.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Voting rights for millions of individuals with past convictions depend on their ability to pay restitution or complete parole, according to a new report.
Reading Time: 1 minute Guess who paid for the Mueller hearing, including all the showmanship on both sides and the more than 100 non-answers, only to be left with a still partially redacted report and lots of questions!
Reading Time: 3 minutes The US has spent millions of dollars on drug treatment programs in Afghanistan. For what? The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction tried to answer that question but did not find a good answer.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Former special counsel Robert Mueller said his report on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election — and the possible involvement of people in Donald Trump’s orbit — would “speak for itself.” Here is why his testimony today is still vitally important.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The agency tasked with keeping Americans safe from nuclear disasters, as a result of budget cuts, is considering reducing the number of safety inspections at nuclear power plants. Scientists think this is a terrible idea.
Reading Time: 1 minute Even after his retirement from the Supreme Court, Justice John Paul Stevens kept fighting for the rights of those imprisoned on the Guantanamo Bay naval base.
Reading Time: 16 minutes Gerrymandering expert David Daley explains the connection between partisan redistricting and Trump administration efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Reading Time: 3 minutes While many Americans are dreading the prospect of a second term for President Donald Trump, maybe they should be even more worried about a narrow Trump loss. All signs indicate that, in order to stay in office — and out of jail — he will take US democracy down with him.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The struggle over every inch of land in Palestine has led to decades of conflict and could ignite the entire region at any time. Two videos explain one aspect of this problem — mainly from the Palestinian viewpoint — and highlight why no solution is in sight.
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Reading Time: 14 minutes The leader of an LA-based nonprofit talks about the trafficking of children — a growing scourge.