While Paul Ryan champions he’s for “the people” over “Washington,” we can easily see who he really trusts and works for. It’s time Americans rally behind a different kind of politician, one that will stand up for people.
Ann Jones accurately assess the situation in a country the U.S. has been intimately enmeshed in, on and off now, for the better part of four decades.
“Economics dominates politics—and with that domination comes different forms of ruthlessness.” Sheldon Wolin discusses the terrifying configuration of corporate power he calls “inverted totalitarianism” with Chris Hedges.
The American Psychological Association has barred psychologists from participating in national security interrogations through a new policy passed in August. Are these changes key to protecting health professionals from military prosecution?
The Obama administration has decided to add 50 Special Forces troops to operations in Syria. Not only does this add to the year-old bombing in Syria plus training of troops to counter ISIL, are we crossing the line into Vietnam-like territory?
Myth buster: population loss and brain drain go hand in hand. On the contrary, the population might have dropped in the 100 largest American metropolitan areas polled, yet every city gained in the percentage of college-educated residents.
If the U.S. had not invaded Iraq in 2003, would things be different in the Middle East? Peter Van Buren takes a big-picture tour of the Middle East and tries to answer that and many more questions.
During their lifetime, whistleblowers will remain outcasts. But it’s time the U.S. starts treating whistleblowers as guardians, not traitors. Value the freedoms we have left and demand that our government do the same.