January 26, 2020 Archive January 2020

On cultural appropriation: A Latina novelist calls herself out amid the "American Dirt" controversy

The biology of coffee, one of the world’s most popular drinks

In the terrorism fight, Trump has continued a key Obama policy

"Hillary" review: Scorching contempt is this trailblazer's lot in Hulu's candid Clinton docuseries

Democrats have a powerful case against President Trump, but they keep making one mistake

Lindsey Graham exposed as "the most shameless man in American politics": "No lie that he won’t tell"

Are Trump and his circle manipulating the markets for personal gain? Here's the evidence

Lev Parnas is afraid of Bill Barr: he should be

The convergence: Third-world debt and the climate crisis are intimately connected

Why the Christian Right believes Trump could play an important role in the End Times

Precedent? Nah, the Senate gets to reinvent its rules in every impeachment

A new psych paper perfectly explains why being extremely online makes you cynical

Why the utterly uncool food on "Avenue 5" is my favorite part of the show

Something far deadlier than the Wuhan virus lurks near you

If the Romance Writers of America can implode over racism, no group is safe

Trump propaganda painter Jon McNaughton: "Greatest" artist of our time?

How we get more women of color elected: "We really don't want allies. We want accomplices"

Psychology still skews western and affluent. Can it be fixed?

Robotic skins might enable the next generation of space exploration

A new bill aims to fix food waste in schools

Are crime shows slowing justice reform? Here's the insidious storytelling bias miseducating viewers

Victorian efforts to export animals to new worlds failed, mostly

NBA legend Kobe Bryant dies at age 41 in L.A. helicopter crash

Coffee and beer are the secret ingredients to these juicy – but not spicy! – chicken wings

Big Oil wants to dump more wastewater into rivers. What could go wrong?