August 05, 2017 Archive August 2017

California votes to extend landmark cap-and-trade program — while allowing big polluters to get away with murder

LBJ launches Medicare: "You can’t treat grandma this way"

First Democratic contenders for 2020 are unveiled: For progressives, it's not an inspiring batch

This week in Donald Trump's conflicts of interest: Even the Russia scandal won't deter him

The Democratic Socialists of America hit 25,000 members. Here's why this could mark a political turning point

Do brain interventions to treat disease change the essence of who we are

Why we lost the war in Afghanistan

"The 100th nail in the coffin" for integration in Westchester County

Could co-ops replace ridesharing companies like Uber?

Bill Maher hires Obama impersonator to quote Trump and highlight "Republican hypocrisy"

WATCH: "Just saying that facts matter . . . seems radical today"

Al Gore: "There are a lot of coastal cities that are going to face a real danger"

America’s carbon-pusher in chief

Greed is not good: Will the Trump team disasters finally put an end to the businessman myth?

LISTEN: Why is burning the American flag considered "speech"?

Why Facebook’s racism problem might never be solved

3 Marines missing after aviation "mishap" involving MV-22 Osprey off Australian coast

Trump and Sessions just jump-started the war on drugs that's also a war on immigrants

Donald Trump and the endgame of "The End of History": The latest news from World War IV

Three Trump speeches and the death of a nation

A summer survival guide for the Trump era

Free your brain: How Silicon Valley denies us the freedom to pay attention

Golf: The sport of plutocrats

"We waked up stark mad Abolitionists"

Stephen Miller is being considered for White House communications director: Report

The 10 best movies with 0% on Rotten Tomatoes

Can Trump answer these 5 simple questions?

"Sharknado 5: Global Swarming" makes us question why this keeps happening to us

Screw Los Angeles: Minneapolis should host the 2028 Summer Olympics

Dana Loesch takes aim at "old gray hag" New York Times in NRA TV commercial

Hey Marvel, please don’t take away female Thor’s hammer

Bridges and roads as important to your health as what’s in your medicine cabinet

Kanye West's post-Taylor Swift fallout: How he returned from spiritual exile with his masterpiece

WATCH: An explicit, troubling portrait of race divides Texas town

Thank your lucky stars you don't have Eddie Coyle's friends

No, I don’t want your unsolicited parenting advice

Breaking up with my parents