Extreme weather is the new normal

You don’t have to be a physicist or geologist to know that the earth’s climate is changing in ways that are destined to make the landscape less hospitable for […] Continue Reading…

The conservatives’ war on women

After the election of President Donald J. Trump, Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian classic, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” found a new audience, surging once again to popularity with a reappearance on […] Continue Reading…

The Russians are coming!

Leading up to the 2016 presidential election, a foreign adversary conducted a devastating attack on the United States. It was stealthy, strategic and effective. Russian agents, likely acting under […] Continue Reading…

Mueller reveals what we already knew

Attorney General William Barr delivered a shameful performance on Thursday, just a few hours before releasing a redacted version of the special counsel’s report on Russian interference in the […] Continue Reading…

The U.S. needs immigrants

For years now, ultra-conservative politician Patrick Buchanan has been at the leading edge of the hysteria over the prospect of imminent and decisive demographic change — a hysteria that […] Continue Reading…

GOP doesn’t want you healthy

In 1961, a young actor named Ronald Reagan made a recording that denounced a plan in Congress to provide free health care to all Americans at or over the […] Continue Reading…

The cynicism of anti-abortion crowd

There is a profound cynicism, an ugly, jarring hypocrisy, at the heart of the battle to end reproductive rights for women, and nowhere is that fraudulent politics more vividly […] Continue Reading…