Trump’s emission power play is in tatters, writes Jim Borghesani. In the new cabal of car makers and state officials, Trump is the odd man out.
Linda Wertheimer experienced the pain of anti-Semitism as a child. In her town and school, being Christian was equal to being an American.
A new law in the U.K. offers a template for how the U.S. might monitor and regulate hate speech, making the internet and the world safer for all of us,...
Voters should press 2020 presidential candidates to tell us when they would fight and when they’d stand down, writes Rich Barlow.
The new plan will restrict my clients' ability to pursue lawful status, writes Sarah Sherman-Stokes. More insidiously, it will also sow deep fear in immigrant communities.
Jeffrey Epstein's predations and the recent mass shootings are related, writes Janna Malamud Smith. They reveal profound and troubling patterns about the place of women in American society.
Global biodiversity is already collapsing under pressures from pollution, habitat loss and climate change, writes Frederick Hewett. The Trump administration’s move to weaken the Endangered Species Act is just one...
The financier accused of sex trafficking died Saturday of an apparent suicide. So how do the dozens of his accusers find justice now?
This spirit of generosity to the stranger, and mercy to the helpless, is not only the core of Christian theology, but the central tenet of our republic, writes Steve Almond.
A couple of years ago, the city of Ludvika, Sweden was under siege by neo-Nazis. Writer and activist Julie Lindahl explains how the citizens of the city fought back, and...
My 12-year-old is now using "they" pronouns, writes Jane Roper. So far, people have been very supportive. But many also add, with varying degrees of consternation, that they just have...
A data-driven approach to gun violence, targeting crime-fighting tactics rather than weapons, could save lives while doing an end-run around fanatics, writes Rich Barlow.
It’s easy to blame the horrors of a mass shooting on some kind of cognitive aberration, writes Thom Dunn. But racism and terrorism are not predicated on mental illness.
President Trump and Vice President Pence immediately offered prayers for the dead and injured, writes Jim Borghesani. Neither offered any ideas to help stem such mass shootings.
The president didn’t invent racial demagoguery or white supremacy, writes Steve Almond. He has simply triggered the deadly leap from ideation to action.
To be single-payer or not to be single-payer: That is the question, writes Rich Barlow.
The Democratic hopefuls should take every opportunity to reject the rancor that the president exhaustingly exploits, writes Steve Almond.
As we await the inevitable shrinking of the field, writes Joanna Weiss, let’s raise a glass to Andrew Yang, Marianne Williamson, and that rarest of campaign artifacts: the unvarnished truth.
What if debates were focused on a single topic? And moderated not by generalist anchors, but by deeply-knowledgeable beat reporters who could ask questions that get to both nuance and...
As the 2020 campaign unfolds, writes Austin Sarat, candidates on both sides are offering dire predictions of what will result if the other side wins.