The core message from last year’s elections wasn't that voters embraced the GOP’s right-wing values, it's that they didn’t want to elect namby-pamby Democrats. But there is now a chance to say “yes” to an array of progressive ballot initiatives.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has confirmed he spoke at EURO, a convention founded by perhaps the country’s most notorious white supremacist. Now Republicans will have to decide what that says about their conference.
An explosive new report directly contradicts the Mexican government's relationship to the disappearance of 43 students in Guerrero. The case has ignited protests across Mexico and around the world.
Just because animals are cognitively different from us, why is it people's belief that they have lesser moral value? Using them is the ultimate problem—it does not matter how well we treat them.
Revelations from brave whistleblowers are essential for the informed consent of the governed. But the relentless prosecution of Sterling renders a key implicit message to other potential whistleblowers.
Darrien Hunt’s family has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Saratoga Springs and the two officers who shot him to death for carrying a souvenir sword. Do law enforcement officials only draw their guns to kill?
Adhyl Polanco, a NYPD officer, speaks out about those who shunned Mayor Bill de Blasio. Speaking for himself only, not on behalf of the police department, he is ashamed of those who turned their backs during a eulogy for a fellow policeman.
With this year being the warmest in recorded history, we begin the year with climate activist and author Bill McKibben voicing the dangers of not confronting global warming. Consider this a warning.
Ezell Ford is one of at least 16 unarmed black people killed by the police in 2014. While officers claim Ford attempted to grab one of their guns, does the autopsy report back their story?
The Times has written a lot of verbiage about the controversial Keystone XL pipeline along with being a shameless promoter of war. Have we reached a nadir in journalism here in the U.S.?