Friday, February 3, 2023

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

Taking a hard look at police killings

Can re-imagining city budgets make our communities safer?

Must larceny always overpower honesty?

In deeply unequal societies, the thieving always thrive.

Sanders backs renewed push for ban on Dark Money in democratic primaries

"If Democrats really believe in democracy and campaign finance reform, we must ban super PACs in primaries," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.

‘Just the next step’ toward justice for Tyre Nichols: Memphis police shutter SCORPION unit

Attorneys for Nichols' family called the move "appropriate and proportional" in response to his death and urged other cities to follow suit but also stressed that "misconduct is not restricted to these specialty units."

‘This is a national emergency’: Dems push for assault weapons ban amid string of...

"Every time you vote for a lawmaker who opposes gun safety, you’re voting for policies that make it more likely your loved one will be slaughtered."

A ‘down’ year for our deepest pockets?

Billionaire fortunes have shriveled a bit over the past year. Billionaire power hasn’t.

Google’s stock climbed after it fired 12,000 employees—but what did they get out of...

The tech sector is laying off tens of thousands of workers, making it clear that economic growth is currently valued above all else.

America’s inequality problem in one statistic

If you work for a big corporation, your boss likely made more money on January 2 than you will this whole year.