The far right has morphed into an actual fascist party, calling for violence and the overthrow of the US Constitution—except for the 2nd Amendment. The humanist majority needs to pay attention and get to work.
Missouri Senator Josh Hawley, well known for supporting the Jan 6 insurrection and then sprinting for his life away from the rioters, has now published a book on manliness.
General Lucian Truscott's accomplishments are well documented. The words of his grandson are an important remembrance that we should all take to heart.
There were two systems of justice in operation in Texas between 2015 and 2023: one for the ordinary citizens of the state and one for Ken Paxton.
Abraham Lincoln's immortal Gettysburg Address is a fitting tribute for the remembrance today of those who have fallen in defense of this nation, from enemies without and within.
The original debt ceiling was created in 1917 because Congress couldn’t meet quickly to approve needed spending to fight a war—it took days by rail days to get to Washington. Today, Members can vote from home.
The closest Doomsday Clock has ever come to midnight is right now, at 90 seconds to midnight. The Clock is maintained some of the most sober and accomplished scientists in the world. We’d be fools not to listen.
This "debt ceiling" isn't a crisis. It is a plot: a cynical political and media strategy devised by Republicans in the 1970s, fine-tuned in the 1980s, and rolled out every time a Democrat is in the White House.
The words hot water come to mind when describing where Trump finds himself today, and we haven’t even dipped our toe into the boiling cauldron surrounding his attempts to overturn the election of 2020.
Poet Amanda Gorman provided a beautiful and promising vision for America, and Florida under DeSantis banned it. In running for President, he now offers this nightmare to the rest of the country.
A new report says beverage companies like Coca-Cola must be “held accountable for the supply chain impacts of their plastics.”
It should come as no surprise that the most vocal proponents of allowing a debt ceiling default by the US are also backers of the Jan 6th insurrection.