Weak nations will struggle against economic and ecological challenges.
Some Republicans reject Medicaid expansion because they hate Obamacare.
Texas senator, usually scary smart, just sounds scary on this issue.
World-famous Met is being torn apart by a labor standoff.
Marina del Rey and other California harbors needs protection from toxics.
In recent decisions, the conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court has made clear its view that corporations are people, with all the attendant rights. They are entitled to free speech, which in their case means spending lots of money to bend the political process to their ends. They are entitled to religious beliefs, including those that mean denying benefits to their workers. Up next, the right to bear arms?
President Obama has no choice but to take unilateral action.
Unless we pay more attention to people behind the numbers, the war between Israel and Hamas will never end.
Recently, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., suggested that the California-style top-two primary can save the country, or at least its political system. He very well could be right.
Despite disadvantages, Republicans are best positioned to enact smart change.
GOP congressman tries to repackage old ideas on cutting aid to the poor.
The other day, an 18-year-old Alabama girl who, by her own description, is a World War II history buff, posted a photo of herself on Twitter smiling in front of the barracks at Auschwitz, the prison camp where untold numbers of Jews were executed.