Amid complaints of a rigged sy...

Oct 19, 2018 by

An era of surging activism is generating new attempts to make the process of drawing congressional maps more impartial –

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In 2020, Democrats Expect a Fe...

Oct 19, 2018 by

Three prominent female Democrats all but openly began running for president this week…

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Will Claire McCaskill’s War on...

Oct 19, 2018 by

Locked in a tight race, the Missouri senator is still digging up dirt on the painkiller industry.

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Solar to the People

Oct 19, 2018 by

Generators were making Puerto Ricans sick after Hurricane Maria. So Monxo Lopez built a solution.

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How Tom Steyer Built the Bigge...

Oct 19, 2018 by

Having spent $120 million and signed up 6 million people, Tom Steyer has assembled, in a year, an organization with more reach than the NRA.

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Trump administration asks high...

Oct 18, 2018 by

President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday for a second time asked the U.S. Supreme Court to put the brakes on a lawsuit…

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Don’t talk about race, guns or...

Oct 18, 2018 by

“Inflection Point” talks to MN Rep. Erin Maye Quade about why rejecting the “mythological middle” worked

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Searching for Water Across Bor...

Oct 18, 2018 by

Saudi Arabia and China are among the countries that have turned to the United States and elsewhere.

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John Adams’ Fears About Americ...

Oct 18, 2018 by

Wealth “will accumulate,” he warned Thomas Jefferson. “The Snow ball will grow as it rolls.”

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The Most Important Election of...

Oct 17, 2018 by

The midterms will determine whether Donald Trump’s two-year assault on democratic norms will be repudiated—or validated. No pressure.

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‘It’s Time to Hand the Mic to ...

Oct 17, 2018 by

When The Atlantic writer Elaina Plott was shot in a drive-by shooting, her views on the right to bear arms began to change.

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Conflict exhaustion or democra...

Oct 17, 2018 by

Democracies aim to turn political passions into protests and activism. Living through such a time, however, draws on civic reservoirs of patience and goodwill.

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The rigging of American politi...

Oct 17, 2018 by

Political systems depend on legitimacy. In America, that legitimacy is failing.

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5 people died from eating lett...

Oct 16, 2018 by

William Whitt suffered violent diarrhea for days.

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Voter Registration Around Aust...

Oct 16, 2018 by

Travis County received a record 35,000 applications on the final day of voter registration

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We’re just beginning to unders...

Oct 16, 2018 by

When psychiatrist Janet Lewis thinks back to the aftermath of Hurricane Hugo in 1989…

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16 SCIENCE-BASED HEALTH BENEFI...

Oct 16, 2018 by

If you haven’t heard about the amazing benefits of probiotics by now, you’ve got a lot of catching up to do!

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It Will Take Millions of Years...

Oct 15, 2018 by

In less than 130,000 years, humans have sawed off the most evolutionarily distinct branches from our family tree.

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Minority Rule Does Not Have to...

Oct 15, 2018 by

Arguing that the Framers intended it is specious and ignorant of history.

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Downturn Looms as Leadership T...

Oct 15, 2018 by

LOS ANGELES — It has the highest concentration of billionaires in the country.

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“We Need Some Fire”: Climate C...

Oct 15, 2018 by

Campaigners say more than 15 million people who care about the environment did not vote in the 2014 midterms.

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Anti-Terrorism Laws Increasing...

Oct 12, 2018 by

The images flew around the world. The teepees. The tear gas. The Indigenous water protectors’ camps.

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Gun Control Groups Keep Endors...

Oct 12, 2018 by

“This is not OK.”

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A Fatal Abandonment of America...

Oct 12, 2018 by

The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi drives home the consequences of the Trump administration’s refusal to champion democratic values around the globe.

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Why Netflix Should Scare You M...

Oct 11, 2018 by

Facebook can influence elections, but Netflix can influence hearts and minds.

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Internet Hacking Is About to G...

Oct 11, 2018 by

We can no longer leave online security to the market.

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Florida has it all: Hurricanes...

Oct 11, 2018 by

No one really knew what would happen when Hurricane Michael hit Florida’s red tide.

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Do We Really Have the Time and...

Oct 11, 2018 by

Can We Overshoot the Target and Clean Excess Carbon Out of the Atmosphere?

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No State Has Ever Enacted a Ca...

Oct 11, 2018 by

Inside their bold effort to secure “the holy grail of climate policies.”

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The Little College Where Tuiti...

Oct 11, 2018 by

Berea College, in Kentucky, has paid for every enrollee’s education using its endowment for 126 years.

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