By undoing much of Obama's climate change legacy, Trump is unleashing fossil fuels—and the dangers they bring.
The World Health Organization said that glyphosate probably causes cancer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has quietly dropped a plan to start testing food for residues of glyphosate, the world’s most widely used weed killer and the key ingredient in Monsanto Co.’s branded Roundup herbicides.
Yes, the attack on Obamacare failed and millions will keep their health care. But Trump and the GOP still rule.
Trump’s policies against immigrants are an intensification of the Obama administration’s targeting of Central American refugees through raids.
History is shaped through all kinds of activism. When we reflect on the activists who changed the course of history, we often think of those who showed up and made their presence known: the Civil Rights activists who took to the streets, despite the very real threat of police brutality; the protesters amassing by the hundreds of thousands, signs in hand, like those who participated in the recent Women’s March; the canvassers tirelessly knocking on doors, getting out the vote to shape the future of American politics.
In a three-month span, the former Tea Party congresswoman's committee had more than $1 million disappear.
Processed foods can have a serious impact on the normal functioning of the body. Your metabolism refers to all the chemical reactions that occur within your body.
Click here for reuse options! Unless an urgent effort is made to find a political solution, almost 7 million people in Yemen will starve.
In the imagination of a racist, brown skin broadcasts the word “terrorist." On February 22, Adam Purinton was at Austin’s Bar and Grill when he began to argue with two Indian men.
The FBI uses facial recognition without complying with privacy laws. In 2010, the FBI launched Next Generation Identification, a sprawling, complex program designed to use biometric tools like facial recognition, finger and palm prints, and iris scans in criminal investigations.
The Financial Times goes to bat against fair pay. Despite abundant empirical evidence that raising the minimum wage doesn’t lead to job loss, the idea that it does is an article of faith among right-wing economists, and all too often the media report their theological musings as fact.
Click here for reuse options! Apparently the overwhelming consensus of the scientific community is the work of evil communists.
Prior generations turned to Marx and Lenin. It's time we listen to voices drowned out by imperialism.
Republicans have lost any ability to govern or pass legislation, and their president is an unrepentant scam artist.
Democrats on Capitol Hill are gloating about the demise of the AHCA. Bernie has done them one better.
On finding Christopher Lasch in a Steve Bannon listicle. The Wall Street Journal’s decade-long decline as a trustworthy source of news about politics can't have surprised anyone who knows that it’s been owned since 2007 by Rupert Murdoch, Donald Trump’s closest and most powerful friend in news media.
"Right now, the system is working." Between the spectacular failure of the American Health Care Act and charges of collusion with the Russian government, the Trump White House finds itself under a dark cloud these days.
The options are there, whether the president chooses to acknowledge them or not. Thanks to the GOP's ineptitude, the Affordable Care Act remains "the law of the land, for the foreseeable future," following the spectacular defeat of the American Health Care Act on Friday.
"Growing pains of government," the House speaker says. What a load of crap. House Speaker Paul Ryan, in his press conference following the demise of his bill to replace Obamacare, blamed Republicans who had failed to grasp that the GOP was now a “governing party.” “We were a 10-year opposition party, where being against things was easy to do,” said Ryan.
Let’s debunk some myths about identity labels, shall we? I get a warm feeling when I see the word “asexual” in someone’s bio.