Reading Time: 4 minutes Devastatingly accurate comments on democracy.
Reading Time: 7 minutes As Attorney General William Barr ratchets up his critique of the FBI’s role in the Russia probe, the former FBI general counsel speaks publicly for the first time about the bureau’s investigations of President Donald Trump and the Trump campaign.
Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s one thing for backward-thinking politicians to impose their ideology on a populace that views them as extreme. But they should at least be consistent. A clear-minded look at the abortion debate.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous (Native American) women are seen as less than human, exotic, sexy — and easy to use, abuse, and worse. White US authorities seem not to care very much.
Reading Time: 19 minutes Martin Sheil, a former IRS investigator, walks us through what we know about Trump’s taxes.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In a letter sent to every presidential candidate Wednesday, more than 100 groups urged the White House hopefuls to make democracy reform a top priority.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A quaint tale of manipulators being manipulated.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Heightened tensions involving nuclear powers do not just increase the risk for war. They also make accidents involving nukes more likely. While it would seem as though these weapons would be carefully guarded and protected, history suggests otherwise.
Reading Time: 4 minutes When Donald Trump Jr. agreed to meet with Russians to get dirt on his father’s political rival, it was not the only the time the Trump campaign illegally solicited help from foreigners.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The United States and Russia both recognize that chemical and biological weapons are too dangerous for any government to possess — including themselves. Why are nuclear weapons an exception?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Many western countries are experiencing a healthcare personnel shortage. Immigrants have stepped in to fill the void but populists and racists have used the situation to tap into the xenophobia of their supporters.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The US is facing a physician shortage, and immigrants are ready to fill these vital positions — if the US government would only let them.
Reading Time: 15 minutes A look at why the personal agendas of wealthy philanthropists do not always serve the public good.
Reading Time: 14 minutes A legal marathon has led to a partial victory for the family of an assassinated Yemeni who preached against al-Qaeda.
Reading Time: 10 minutes President Donald Trump asserted last week that his faith got him through the various investigations into his behavior and business dealings. We took a deep dive into how credible Trump’s claim is.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) forcefully made the case for better election laws and highlighted the devastating impact of voter suppression on democracy. Will her primary rivals follow her example? Election integrity experts are encouraged.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A bipartisan push has emerged to shore up the Brady Bill.
Reading Time: 3 minutes While President Donald Trump claims many abilities, one area in which he truly excels is besmirching the reputations of previously well-respected individuals.
Reading Time: 18 minutes Some stories and blueprints for success in the voting-rights battle.
Reading Time: 7 minutes It appears that neither average Americans nor Washington insiders are actually reading the Mueller report. Not poring over this legal document might harm democracy.