May 14, 2017 Archive May 2017

10 films about mothers: Almost all of them are evil, domineering, shameful and embarrassing

Why big-data analysis of police activity is inherently biased

Well Hello, Dolly: Mileva Marić, Albert Einstein and the myth of the Great Man

"It could be with sex or it could be food, everyone has some way of struggling": Guillermo Pfening, leading man of "Nobody's Watching" talks with Salon

WATCH: What you need to know to survive in "the United States of Russia"

President Trump expected to tap nonscientist, climate denier Sam Clovis to head science research at the Department of Agriculture

Parents are people first — who may even love each other more than the kids

Rocking the f-bomb: How a rock star of vocabulary learned to embrace the four-letter word

Why the Marquis de Sade would tip his hat to the cruelty baked into the republican health care bill

Donald Trump is radicalizing America's court system before our very eyes

Retired NFL players speak out about marijuana and pain

Asia's heightened jitters over NAFTA risks spilling over

How unequal voter turnout and vote suppression helped elect Donald Trump

Meet the podcasters bringing Alcoholics Anonymous into the Digital Age

Yet another reason Donald Trump is bad news: He's utterly lacking in "integrative complexity" — and that's dangerous

WATCH: Baldwin's Trump discusses Comey firing with Lester Holt, and Paul Ryan says he eats dog food

I'm an orphan, even though my mother's still alive

Filmmakers unpack Roger Stone on Netflix: Is he "the sinister Forrest Gump of American politics"?

Tale of the gringo strongman: Trump's ill-advised Mexican policies backfire bigly

WATCH: McCarthy's Spicer emerges from the bushes to share a kiss with Trump and save his job

White supremacy is everywhere: How do we fight a concept that has so thoroughly permeated our politics and culture?

Freedom of information in peril: What transparency looks like in Trump's government

"What I'd love to do is stop them": Trump talks with Jeanine Pirro about ending daily press briefings

It's the wealth gap, stupid: Inequality drives "economic anxiety" — both real and perceived

Little landmines: What to watch (out for) on Mother's Day when you're grieving

Obesessing over Trump? You're missing something important

Nikki Haley: "The president is the CEO of the country" so he can fire whoever he wants

Interior department vows to amend methane rule after setback

WATCH: JFK's nephew on Trump: "Americans like presidents who admit their mistakes"

Trump’s bogus reason for bailing on the Paris Agreement

Caught in the Trump trap: Republicans made a deal with the devil, and now they're stuck with him

Kids summer movies guide 2017

The Republicans wish they had Barry Goldwater right now

What happened to the oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill? "Marine snow" provides a clue

Sorry, Tesla owners, but your electric car isn’t as green as you think it is

An agitated President Trump is considering a widespread shake-up of his White House staff

Venice Biennale, punk-style: The NSK State Pavilion, for "stateless individuals who are looking for new citizenship"

Don't call me mama — not today, not ever

Why wait 30 years for robot CEO's?

Opiate for the Masses: It's spring cleaning time for expired meds, er, TV series