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Dreamers’ Fates Are Still Uncertain, Their Contributions Are Not

sex, 20/09/2019 - 08:04
Despite ongoing political turmoil, new data shows how Dreamers’ continue to help build the nation.

How To Get The U.S. To Care About The War In Yemen

sex, 20/09/2019 - 07:00
“Over 85,000 children dead from war and starvation in Yemen. And now you may pay more at the pump!”

Roy Cohn and the Art of Mean

qui, 19/09/2019 - 04:00
New documentary takes stock of Trump’s Svengali.

What LGBTQ People Want

qua, 18/09/2019 - 10:56
Like all LGBTQ people, I am layered. I cannot be viewed as just black or queer or a mother. Politicians and policy makers must understand all of these complexities.

2020: Democratic Establishment vs. Democratic Socialists

qua, 18/09/2019 - 05:00
Meet three new challengers to the entrenched old guard.

Tennessee Republicans in Fisticuffs Over School Vouchers

ter, 17/09/2019 - 09:04
Hot chicken, sex, and cocaine are part of the story of how Tennessee became the latest state to succumb to the Betsy DeVos-backed voucher craze. The result could determine how the GOP addresses the issue across the country.

Foreign Correspondent: What Trump’s Missteps on Iran Have Wrought

seg, 16/09/2019 - 21:00
The United States has become a high-tech Bluebeard.

Greta Goes to Washington

seg, 16/09/2019 - 13:08
Hundreds of young people and their supporters rallied near the White House in a Friday Student Climate Strike protest. What has been a small weekly gathering grew exponentially in size last week as Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg joined them.

Midwest Dispatch: United Auto Workers Strike Against General Motors

seg, 16/09/2019 - 12:30
It could be tough on those who have walked off the job and away from a regular paycheck. But it could be great for the country.

Immigration Is a Climate Issue

seg, 16/09/2019 - 11:44
The United States, the top historic contributor to carbon emissions, has been treating climate refugees from its own pollution as threats. We can do better.

Immigration Is a Climate Issue

seg, 16/09/2019 - 11:44
The United States, the top historic contributor to carbon emissions, has been treating climate refugees from its own pollution as threats. We can do better.

Democratic Debate #3: Mr. Rogers, Re-runs, and Real Talk

sex, 13/09/2019 - 11:11
A side-stepped apology from Biden, two gimmick-meisters, and seven remaining candidates who gave solid performances.

In the Pacific Islands, the Trump Administration Sees Empire, Ignores Climate Change

sex, 13/09/2019 - 05:23
The U.S. government views the region through the lens of imperial grand strategy, keys to controlling the Pacific and enabling it to constrain the rise of China.

The Insurance Industry’s War of Words Against Medicare-for-All

qui, 12/09/2019 - 12:00
Why are we seeing all the hand-wringing about “losing” private insurance when so many people’s experiences with it are so negative?

The Sharpie Presidency

qui, 12/09/2019 - 09:00
Sharpiegate exemplifies the Trump formula: Lie. Get caught. Then lie bigger.

Molly Ivins: The Movie

qui, 12/09/2019 - 07:00
This short rollicking documentary about the firebrand journalist from the Lone Star State is more instructive than a semester full of college classes, and it’ll inspire you as it edifies—plus you get popcorn.

A Morning in Afghanistan

qua, 11/09/2019 - 07:54
Amidst political posturing, aerial terrorism, and street bombings, Afghan citizens pursue their daily work toward peace.

Chicago’s Impending Teacher Strike is Ten Years in the Making

qua, 11/09/2019 - 05:00
The union is still fighting to restore the damage caused by a decade of austerity measures, layoffs, and budget cuts.

Boris’s Brexit Ballyhoo a Bust

ter, 10/09/2019 - 10:28
The newest Conservative Prime Minister of Britain wanted to come in and ride a populist wave to victory; instead he’s struggling to keep his nose above water. Did he misread the tea leaves?

Planned Parenthood Has an App for That

ter, 10/09/2019 - 09:14
Health provider counters funding setbacks by expanding access to new technologies.