Former lead paint manufacturers must pay $409 million to clean up lead paint in homes in California. Massachusetts should also sue, write the authors.
The propaganda device awkwardly suggests that the export of U.S. gas liberates nations like Poland and Ukraine from having to buy fuel from Russia, writes Frederick Hewett.
We should mimic Australia's simpler approach to financial regulation, writes Rich Barlow. The country hasn't had a recession in 28 years.
The meat industry, unnerved by growing competition from meat substitutes, is taking legal action, writes Rich Barlow. We've seen this corporate hysteria before.
Robert Smith's gift is an act of generosity that is necessary because of austere economic policies he and his fellow billionaires have championed, writes Miles Howard.
Elizabeth Warren's proposed wealth tax, which would include art, is a bad idea, writes Anthony Amore.
May will be the first month ever in which the United States derives more electricity from renewable energy than from coal, writes Rich Barlow.
Americans don't celebrate International Workers' Day, even though the holiday was inspired by a U.S. protest. The history of that era can help us with economic problems today, writes Elle...
Patients languish in pain, waiting for treatment, while their doctors hunt down test results from other hospitals. But Boston can fix this problem, writes Dr. Pranay Sinha.
We make personal sacrifices to reduce our own carbon footprints. We demand that our elected officials take action. Wall Street shouldn’t get a free pass, writes Frederick Hewett.
How does a city establish trust when its law enforcement is deployed as an instrument of harm? asks Carol Rose.
Automated systems don’t help us if we don’t know how they work, writes H. C. Robinson.
In their frenzy to get their children into the “best” schools, these indicted parents paid with their souls, and perhaps their freedom, writes Lauren Stiller Rikleen.
Poverty has emerged as a key issue in the Democratic presidential race, writes Rich Barlow, and thank goodness for that.
More and more Americans are waking up to the reality that income inequality is not an incurable disease, writes Steve Almond.
The experiment that started as a minor political statement, writes Cloe Axelson, turned into a campaign against the pressure to optimize every moment of my life.
Nearly three-fifths of all clothing ends up in incinerators or landfills within a year of being produced.
We must grapple with our own personal biases, unconscious or otherwise, write Lauren Sampson and Iván Espinoza-Madrigal.
The latest privacy breach -- Facebook gave companies access to users’ data, including private messages -- speaks to the social media giant's unchecked power, writes Miles Howard.
At least three diabetics died last year from rationing insulin, a flashpoint in the battle to reduce stratospheric U.S. drug prices.