December 28, 2016 Archive December 2016

Rich and giving: Does being wealthy make you more charitable?

Carl Paladino, Donald Trump's New York co-chairman, says he's "not racist" in apology for Michelle Obama remarks

"#Devastated": Friends, celebrities react to Carrie Fisher's death

Montana politicians condemn armed neo-Nazi march in Richard Spencer's hometown

Look Again: The day's most compelling images from around the globe

The Trump Foundation must go — but not on Donald Trump's ridiculous terms

Believe it or not, there are Jews who want to join the alt right

Vladimir Putin's first 100 days: How a questionable bombing helped give Putin legitimacy when he took office

House Republicans want to make sure that Democrats don't film their sit-ins

The invention of the white working class: The phrase of the year is racist hogwash

Captive in the suburbs: Like "Stranger Things," Netflix's "The OA" taps into the confines of the cul-de-sac

What do I owe my mother? It's not selfish or childish to refuse to forgive and forget

Wham! bam thank you ma'am: George Michael's radical sexiness was the antidote to Gen X fear

Farewell, Carrie Fisher, a woman whose words were a force for good in the universe

8-year-old transgender boy asked to leave Cub Scout pack says he's "way more angry than sad"

Blinded by the light: Solar farms are expected to outpace natural gas in the U.S.

WATCH: Carrie Fisher dead at age 60

How academics can help shape the health care industry

5 totally ridiculous Republican reversals in 2016 the GOP hopes you'll forget about

Here comes the sun: Elon Musk's ambitious solar panel factory vision highlights the challenges of a globalized economy

Donald Trump wants a cookie for shutting down his foundation — but the real conflicts of interest are elsewhere

WATCH: New Year's Eve Survival Guide

White supremacist Christmas! Right-wing media spent the holiday snuggling up to overt racism

WATCH: Musicians we lost in 2016

Cuddles can't pay the rent: The high cost of becoming a veterinarian

How safe will ambassadors be in Donald Trump's administration?

Donald Trump will take credit for the economy, no matter what actually happens

Science can't be driven by ideology: Why you should be worried about Donald Trump's climate change search

Cowardly lions on parade: One after the other, anti-Trump Republicans have fallen in line behind the Great Leader

WATCH: 2016 Best of Salon Talks: Politics

Chris Christie still hopes he's going to get a spot in Donald Trump's administration

Joe Biden reportedly played an important role in the UN vote on Israeli settlements

Israeli minister slams Secretary of State John Kerry over planned speech

Labor Secretary Tom Perez claims Trump transition team probes are "targeting" people for "doing the right work"

Donald Trump will meet with you, but only if you've donated a lot of money to him or the GOP

Hillary Clinton's billionaire backers saw their net worths increase bigly after Donald Trump's victory

Best TV moments of 2016: From Lady Lyanna to the Upside Down, here are 10 reasons we loved TV this year

LISTEN: "Marvel's Luke Cage" and "Westworld" composers break down their shows' signature sounds

WATCH: 10 reasons we loved TV in 2016

"All hands on deck": Michael Moore has advice for the Donald Trump resistance

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren want to lead the progressive movement

Venezuela's military is trafficking food as the rest of the country goes hungry

Republicans breathe a sigh of relief: Donald Trump's cabinet picks show appeal to GOP orthodoxy

Your favorite TV show says a lot about where you live and whom you voted for

Donald Trump's perverted populism: His cabinet is based on the myth that the wealthy are more virtuous

Donald Trump and Republicans can agree: The UN must be punished for its Israel resolution