April 24, 2019 | Our society presumes straight white men to be the default human. The rest of us are notable foremost for not being men, white, or straight, and so on.
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April 17, 2019 | If environmental solutions aren’t systemic, living green will always mean going against the grain — and usually failing.
April 10, 2019 | Any woman professional is familiar with a nagging doubt: Am I being taken seriously?
April 3, 2019 | A horrific new ruling would let states execute people in more painful ways, even when alternatives are available.
March 26, 2019 | For most of us, when we rate how we’re doing in our jobs, we don’t say, “Nobody can prove I committed a crime!”
March 20, 2019 | Too often we get sticker shock at the cost of public policies, even when they’d actually save us money.
March 13, 2019 | Two-thirds of Americans — and nearly all Democratic presidential candidates — now agree that pot prohibition is more harmful than pot itself.
February 27, 2019 | Instead of looking at the real reasons students struggle, one Arkansas lawmaker wants to deny them school lunch funding.
February 20, 2019 | For decades the U.S. has tried to stop drug traffic and made the problem worse. We should treat the root causes of addiction instead.
February 13, 2019 | Gender isn’t a qualification for serving as president, of course. It’s just that for nearly two-and-a-half centuries, it has been.
February 6, 2019 | If you’re getting help, be proud of yourself. If someone you love is, support them.
January 30, 2019 | It’s human nature to be clueless about those with less privilege than you — which for billionaires includes nearly everyone.
January 23, 2019 | Trump's attacking service members to provoke the left, throw red meat to his base, and distract the rest from things like the shutdown.
January 16, 2019 | In real life, people of all shapes, sizes, and colors are the romantic leads in their own lives.
January 9, 2019 | Republicans stood by a president who bragged about assaulting women. Now they have thoughts about propriety.