April Was 400th Consecutive Warmer-Than-Average Month

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Buried in SCOTUS’s upcoming assignments is an ominous sign for gerrymandering opponents

Last October, when the Supreme Court heard a landmark challenge to Wisconsin’s gerrymandered state assembly maps, there appeared to be a real danger that the state’s lawmakers would soon have to compete in a free and fair election. More than half a year later, the…

Federal regulators vote to limit practice of measuring climate impact of pipelines

Federal regulators appeared to defy a 2017 court ruling when they decided not to take greenhouse gas emissions into account as part of their review of natural gas pipeline applications. Last year, a federal court ruled that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) must fully…

An Unequal Division of Labor

Introduction and summary Many, if not most, workers experience times in their lives when their responsibilities at work conflict with their responsibilities at home. This is a problem that is felt acutely by all workers who have caregiving responsibilities at home—whether they are caring for…

Black Activist Arrested Over Anti-Cop Facebook Post

Rakem Balogun thought he was dreaming when armed agents in tactical gear stormed his apartment. Startled awake by a large crash and officers screaming commands, he soon realized his nightmare was real, and he and his 15-year-old son were forced outside of their Dallas home,…

Senate rebukes Trump administration, votes to reinstate net neutrality

Senate Democrats delivered a small victory to grassroots internet activists on Wednesday when they voted to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) repeal of net neutrality. Three Republicans, Sens. Susan Collins (ME), John Kennedy (LA), and Lisa Murkowski (AK), joined with 47 Democrats and two…

Interim U.S. Olympic Committee CEO enabled sex trafficking in taekwondo, according to new lawsuit

Just when you start to wrap your head around the breadth of the corruption in the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), another allegation surfaces that takes your breath away. This time, it’s sex trafficking. Last week, four female USA Taekwondo (USAT) athletes filed a joint lawsuit…

POLL: Money In Politics Despised By Americans Across The Spectrum

In general, Americans have low regard for elected officials. And when asked about candidates running for office in the last several elections, only about half (47%) say the quality of candidates overall has been good, with just 7% saying they have been “very good”; about…