Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Gun violence research matters. Here’s why

Private and individual donors—and recently a few states—have been stepping into a federal funding void to finance gun violence research.

Right-wing politicians fear “invasion” of Europe & US by migrants and refugees

Governments like the U.S. are not changing harmful foreign policies that are driving conflict and persecution.

Hundreds of cops are in extremist Facebook groups. Why haven’t their departments done anything...

“Leadership always sets the tone for how an agency moves forward.”

Misogyny, male rage and the words men use to describe Greta Thunberg

Detractors have dismissed Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg - a Nobel Prize nominee - as mentally ill, hysterical and a millennial weirdo after she pleaded with world officials last week to address the climate crisis.

The end of asylum?

Trump’s asylum ban and kangaroo tent courts threaten to destroy a pillar of international humanitarian law. What can we do?

Big business won’t save us from itself

Nearly 200 CEOs have signed a pledge to “do better” than serving their own greed. How? They won’t say.

Open letter to congress: Why the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act of...

Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will...

Watch: With gun control measures held up in congress, ‘Gut Punch’ psa shows children...

A new PSA released Wednesday by the non-profit group Sandy Hook Promise showcases the reality children face as they head back to...

The incredible belief that corporate ownership does not influence media content

As Sen. Bernie Sanders (CJR, 8/26/19) has recently noted, corporate ownership of media interferes with the core societal function of the press: reporting...

Reasons for optimism

Whenever privilege and power conspire to pull us backward, we eventually rally and move forward.