Countries introduce legislation to ban or restrict vapes
Vaping has become popular among youth, but comes with an environmental impact.
The debt ceiling debacle is NOT a ‘partisan standoff’
Did Republicans alone manufactured this looming disaster?
If pushing pardons for savage Jan. 6 seditionists isn’t unpardonable, what is?
Abusive pardons of the most serious crimes represent the great terrorist threat to self-government.
Texas GOP passes bills allowing Abbott appointee to take over Democratic county’s elections
"These bills are not about election reform," said one Harris County official. "They are entirely about suppressing voters' voices."
Garbage in, garbage CEO windfalls out￼
‘Waste management’ won’t help us confront climate change so long as corporate self-interest rules.
The crowning fiasco: even the king looked embarrassed
The discussion around the British monarchy, which is starting to ignite and will grow and deepen, needs to take in the wider issue of wealth and income inequality and the poisonous economic system that fuels it.
‘Enormous policy failure’: states throw hundreds of thousands—including many children—off Medicaid
"We knew this was coming," wrote one policy expert. "But we still treat these burdens like they're unavoidable natural disasters."
Among the GOP’s debt ceiling hostages? Social Security payments for oldest Americans
"The choice facing the executive branch is clear: Act or default; act or increase the suffering of millions; act or go into economic tailspin."
The surprising pervasiveness of American arrogance
We Americans are all beneficiaries of exceptionalism, even those of us who decry its corrosive impact.
Rights groups alarmed as ‘fascist, anti-choice’ DeSantis launches presidential campaign
The Florida Republican has recently engaged in attacks on academic freedom, the rights of immigrants and transgender people, and democracy.