December 11, 2018 Archive December 2018

Why arctic drilling is an “ecocide on an incredible diversity of wildlife”

Is "WASP nostalgia" just a dog whistle?

Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham settle lawsuit over dismissal from band

Nonprofit bets Asian-American students can learn to avoid unhealthy gambling

Every step you take: NYT investigation finds apps know way too much about us

Maria Butina, alleged Russian spy, agrees to cooperate with prosecutors in plea deal: report

Trump fires off misspelled tweet attacking Democrats and Mueller over alleged lack of "smocking gun"

The John Birch Society is still influencing American politics, 60 years after its founding

Mika alleges Trump is “stupid” or mentally ill: "Donald is sort of lost in this parallel universe"

How social insurance became "welfare" and "entitlements" — and what we lost in that process

Naturally whiten teeth with this charcoal-based system

"Donald Trump is destroying truth": Scholar Jason Stanley on the rhetoric of American fascism

Most opioids go unused after surgery. Whose hands do they end up in?

Time's 2018 "Person of the Year" goes to Jamal Khashoggi, murdered and targeted journalists

Jared Kushner plays down Saudi crown prince's role in death of Jamal Khashoggi in Hannity interview

Academy considers no 2019 Oscars host at all following Kevin Hart controversy

Republicans grow increasingly anxious over Trump's political future

Susan Collins feels "vindication" as Supreme Court's Brett Kavanaugh sides with Planned Parenthood

Andy Serkis brings Gollum back to ridicule Brexit and Theresa May

Text and keep your hands warm with these touchscreen gloves

Piers Morgan begs Donald Trump for a job: If this were performance art, it would be brilliant

Democrats have an impeachment dilemma

Beto beats Bernie: O'Rourke edges out Sanders to top Democratic straw poll

"Avengers: Endgame" offers hope for flailing Marvel movies

Nick Mason on the state of Pink Floyd: "It’s silly to still be fighting"

President Donald Trump: "I am proud to shut down the government for border security"

Frederica Wilson slams John Kelly ahead of exit: “I truly thought he would be fired long before now"

Rudy Giuliani attended lobbying event for brutal African strongman seeking relief from sanctions

Beto, Bernie, Biden? Who's the 2020 frontrunner?

Kellyanne Conway thinks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "doesn't seem to know much about anything"

FBI investigating N.C. election fraud: Were votes counted before Election Day?

Nancy Pelosi and opposing Democrats weigh proposal to limit her time as speaker of the House: report

"Double standards": Why does the media not take Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as seriously as Paul Ryan?

Annie Lennox, Chrissie Hynde: Brexit poses "significant threat" to UK music industry

Meghan McCain literally shouted down criticism of outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly

"Sorry for Your Loss," an honest and real show about grief, actually uses Facebook for good

Blind-sided by a national decline? Like that snow storm we did not expect

Kix marshmallow peanut butter Christmas trees recipe