The First Democratic Debates Shape Up as Unfair and Unfocused Spectacles

Jun 17, 2019 by

There are better ways to organize big multi-candidate debates. Going forward, Democrats ought to consider them. Source: The First...

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Seven Reasons To Be Highly Skeptical Of The Gulf Of Oman Incident 

Jun 17, 2019 by

In a move that surprised exactly zero people, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wasted no time scrambling to blame Iran for damage...

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The Young Iraqi Voices Our Leaders Don’t Want You to Hear 

Jun 17, 2019 by

On September 21st, thousands of young Iraqis will crowd a park along the Tigris River to celebrate the eighth annual Baghdad City of...

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‘Shameful’ Milestone: Congress Goes Record 3,615 Days Without Raising Federal Minimum Wage 

Jun 17, 2019 by

“The federal minimum wage of $7.25/hr is a starvation wage. Every worker deserves a living wage of at least $15 an hour,”...

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Can Elizabeth Warren Win Back Trump Country? 

Jun 17, 2019 by

Whoever takes the presidency after Trump will have to grapple with the political illusions he shattered about the right and the left...

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Pennsylvania’s Public Banking Movement Draws More Support 

Jun 17, 2019 by

“The Pennsylvania Public Bank Project’s … mission is ‘the creation of a network of public/partnership banks in the Commonwealth of...

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The Case for Staying on Earth—With or Without Musk and Bezos 

Jun 17, 2019 by

Why should we listen to zillionaires who want to abandon ship? Source: The Case for Staying on Earth—With or Without Musk and Bezos |...

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The Youngest Child Separated From His Family at the Border Was 4 Months Old 

Jun 17, 2019 by

Baby Constantin spent five months of his first year in a foster home. His family got a painful look at America’s experiment with...

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Inside hate groups on Facebook, police officers trade racist memes, conspiracy theories and Islamophobia 

Jun 17, 2019 by

Officers in law enforcement agencies across the country have joined private hate groups on Facebook, participating in the spread of...

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Alert: Alabama court orders jail for rape victim unless kids handed to rapist.

Jun 17, 2019 by

A young woman from Birmingham, Alabama was raped and impregnated four times by her uncle. She was just 12-years old when the raping...

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Vatican Opens Door to Limited Ordination of Married Men as Priests 

Jun 17, 2019 by

A proposed exception to the celibacy requirement would apply only in remote areas of the Amazon, but it is a significant shift in...

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Because ‘This Is a Public Health Crisis,’ Pennsylvania Gov. Urged to Investigate Link Between Fracking and Childhood Cancers 

Jun 17, 2019 by

“Fracking presents clear threats to our drinking water, our air quality, and to the health and safety of residents in these...

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Landmark Deal Reached on Rent Protections for Tenants in N.Y.

Jun 17, 2019 by

Newly empowered Democrats are trying to address concern over housing costs that is helping to drive the debate over inequality....

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As price of insulin soars, Americans caravan to Canada for lifesaving medicine  

Jun 17, 2019 by

One group says making the run across the border is safer than rationing the medication. Source: As price of insulin soars, Americans...

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