On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, progressives try to push agenda on migration

NEW YORK, NEW YORK — While the high-level debates and speeches capture most of the attention surrounding the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting, numerous side events provide a unique window into some of the most pressing global issues. On Friday, the Foundation for European…

David Ranked 4th Most Popular TV Host Born in Argentina

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The ‘most viral political ad of 2018’ has a messaging trick progressives must master

The media called it “the Most Viral Political Ad of 2018.” Lin-Manual Miranda — the lyrical genius behind the viral hip-hop musical Hamilton — tweeted that it’s “the best political ad anyone’s ever seen.” It’s the three minute-long “Doors” video by consulting firm Putnam Partners…

Congressman uses dead soldier as a weapon to attack Nike for its Colin Kaepernick ad campaign

Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) is one of the earliest and most virulent supporters of Donald Trump. The Long Island congressman is quick to abandon any morals in pursuit of a photo op with Trump, which is how one of the only Jewish Republicans in Congress…

What you need to know about Tuesday’s most interesting primary election

Tuesday’s most interesting election is the primary in Massachusetts’ 7th congressional district, where incumbent Rep. Mike Capuano (D) faces a primary from Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley. In some ways, the race mirrors a number of other high-profile contested primaries — including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and…

A ‘jaw-dropping’ 15 million super-environmentalists don’t vote in the midterms

The most important environmental effort you’ve probably never heard of — the Environmental Voter Project (EVP) — doesn’t talk about the environment much, if ever. But that’s because talking about the environment isn’t the solution to perhaps the biggest solvable problem the environmental movement has:…

Even if Tesla loses the game, CEO Elon Musk is a climate game changer

The long-promised electric vehicle (EV) revolution is now as unstoppable as the renewables revolution. Yet the man most responsible for this new reality — Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the Moses of EVs — may, like Moses, ultimately not enter the “Promised Land” himself. That is to say, while Tesla spurred…

The most vulnerable Texans never recovered from Harvey

A year after Hurricane Harvey devastated southeastern Texas, the state’s most vulnerable residents remain in limbo, with many low-income Texans and people of color unable to return to their homes and lacking stable living conditions. According to a new survey released by the Kaiser Family…