Arnold Schwarzenegger’s War on...

Nov 9, 2018 by

The former California governor helped support multiple ballot measures this year that will change how legislative districts are drawn. He already has his eye on more reforms in 2020.

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Three take-aways from the R...

Nov 8, 2018 by

Who won? It depends on which of these results you think is most important and how national politics plays out in months and years ahead.

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Pentagon socialism

Nov 2, 2018 by

Militarizing the economy in the name of defense.

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Don’t compare the US surviving...

Nov 2, 2018 by

It is tempting to find reassurance in the comparison: America survived the turmoil, division and bloodshed of 1968. I find no basis for such solace.

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James Hansen’s Views On Climat...

Oct 31, 2018 by

Two weeks of being in a bubble of climate talks felt like time had stopped, with nothing else on my mind but the COP even days after.

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Worry Wards

Oct 31, 2018 by

How might environmental anxiety impact the midterm elections? Grist looked at the nation’s most competitive House races.

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A Supreme Court Impeachment Fi...

Oct 31, 2018 by

A decade ago, West Virginia foreshadowed the influence that money and politics have come to have on state judiciaries. Now, it may warn of a worrying new trend.

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Big Oil is using brute financi...

Oct 26, 2018 by

There is seemingly no limit to the fossil fuel money that will fight decarbonization.

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The Republican Party Moves Bey...

Oct 26, 2018 by

The president’s supporters live a double-folded state of being, in which the same action that’s shameful for Democrats is praiseworthy for the GOP.

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What We Know About the Suspici...

Oct 24, 2018 by

Obama, Clinton, Soros, Holder, Brennan, Waters, and CNN were targets.

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The rigging of American politi...

Oct 17, 2018 by

Political systems depend on legitimacy. In America, that legitimacy is failing.

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‘Selling Out AmericaR...

Oct 16, 2018 by

A new report from the United Nations detailing the looming threat of global warming should be all anyone can talk about

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Let’s Start a Kavanaugh Watch ...

Oct 11, 2018 by

Their unjust decisions, hiding behind stylized plausibility and casuistry, need to be unmasked…

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Now that Justice Brett Kavanau...

Oct 10, 2018 by

This was the first big fight of the Trump Era that wasn’t really about President Trump…

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The Hidden Money Funding the M...

Oct 9, 2018 by

Strategies that let super PACs delay revealing their donors until after the election are…

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Impeach Brett Kavanaugh

Oct 8, 2018 by

There is no room for an accused sexual predator and liar on the Supreme Court.

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The Cruelty Is the Point

Oct 7, 2018 by

President Trump and his supporters find community by rejoicing in the suffering of those they hate and fear.

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Brett Kavanaugh’s confir...

Oct 7, 2018 by

Mitch McConnell and his ilk must be delighted: they’ve waged a decades-long campaign to stack the courts with conservative ideologues

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Kavanaugh Lied to the Judiciar...

Sep 28, 2018 by

Thursday’s hearing didn’t prove whether Kavanaugh assaulted Ford.

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Crystal Mason begins prison se...

Sep 28, 2018 by

Mason, in a case seen as emblematic of voter suppression…

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This Hearing Is Stacked Agains...

Sep 27, 2018 by

It is almost unthinkable that there will be a second Supreme Court justice taking his seat under suspicions of perjury and sexual misconduct.

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Leadership, Laughter and Tarif...

Sep 26, 2018 by

Are trade wars “good. and easy to win”?

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Brett Kavanaugh and the Cruelt...

Sep 25, 2018 by

When being one of the guys comes at a woman’s expense.

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Republican Party Declares Mora...

Sep 25, 2018 by

he Republican Party officially filed for moral bankruptcy on Tuesday morning…

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What Kavanaugh case means for ...

Sep 24, 2018 by

US Supreme Court confirmation hearings often become political spectacles.

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What has changed since Anita H...

Sep 22, 2018 by

On women in the Senate today

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Why both Iran and US have take...

Sep 22, 2018 by

As President Trump prepared to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal last spring…

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Trolls Are Still Tweeting Chri...

Sep 20, 2018 by

By Monday, Ford had been doxed, thanks in part to Twitter users…

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‘No accident’ Bret...

Sep 20, 2018 by

Guardian learns Amy Chua said she would advise students on their physical looks…

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The Space Force Would Cost $13...

Sep 19, 2018 by

When Medicare for All and paid family leave are called “pie in the sky”…

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