August 28, 2017 Archive August 2017

It's the economy, stupid

How the smartphone affected an entire generation of kids

6 ways this Ivy League university is acting like a PR firm for junk food, GMOs and pesticides

When "man’s best friend" feels more hate than love for an owner

5 tech tools for kids in crisis

For a primer on how to make fun of Nazis, look to Charlie Chaplin

For at-risk boys facing racism, poverty in rural South, what's next?

Why Trump's new strategy for Afghanistan is the disaster you'd expect it to be

Anti-vaccination beliefs don’t follow the usual political polarization

Thousands of advertisers have blacklisted Breitbart. Can Sinclair really partner with the site?

A sanctuary for women in recovery: "There’s not a woman that walks through the doors that hasn't experienced something"

Trump nominated a climate denier as USDA chief scientist — here's why that matters

World's greatest troll strikes again: The sole point of the Arpaio pardon is "liberal tears"

Pro-Russian bots take up the right-wing cause after Charlottesville

Dear Trump voter

Donald Trump will visit Texas in the middle of the worst flood the state has ever seen

When abuse becomes psychopathy: how to recognize it and how to call it out

"Game of Thrones" recap: "The Dragon and the Wolf" is a satisfying end to an uneven season

Trump's Arpaio pardon sends a clear signal to racist, brutal cops: I've got your back

Violence erupts during free speech rally in Berkeley; 13 protestors arrested

Paid actors, a fake publicist, and retweeted bots: Trump habitually uses deceit and propaganda to shape perceptions

Trump was working on a real estate deal in Moscow during presidential campaign: report

"We have nowhere to go": Woman stranded on Houston roof gives a live interview during Harvey floods

Houston residents are flocking to convention centers to flee Harvey-induced floods

"Heathers" reboot TV series: Watch the first teaser trailer here

Stormfront, the internet's oldest major racist website, has domain suspended

"I want tariffs": Donald Trump reportedly railed at his staff over trade policies

Anthony Scaramucci cryptically tweets a "Game of Thrones" quote from last night's finale

"Gone With the Wind" dropped from Memphis theater over racial concerns

Donald Trump is making local policing militarized again

Watch: Robert E. Lee descendant introduces Heather Heyer's mother at MTV VMAs

"We will get Donald elected": Emails show Trump ally was working with Russia during campaign

Facebook makes biggest move yet in battle against "fake news," but is it too late?

Here's what Dinesh D'Souza was incredibly wrong about today

Trump to push new immigration rollback Sanders once supported

Ed Skrein bails out of "Hellboy" via Instagram amid whitewashing row

Confederate memorial, announced two days after Charlottesville riots, erected in Alabama

"Look What You Made Me Do" video: Taylor Swift battles herself and nobody wins

Libertarian billionaire Peter Thiel funds "unethical" offshore human test of herpes vaccine, skirting FDA rules

Hurricane Harvey: How to help those affected

Mayweather's win was only a win for Mayweather

One of the best examinations of race in comics is a bonkers comic about a prison for giant monsters

"Game of Thrones" post-finale: A little more pondering about "The Dragon and the Wolf"