Environment and Health
Rather than tackle the issues, conservatives are fulminating against a federal two-beer limit that simply doesn’t exist.
More than half of discretionary spending goes to the military. Only a tiny fraction addresses the most urgent threat to our security.
The indifference of the Trumps and Manchins of the world is turning up the heat on Americans.
Near the anniversary of the nuclear bombings, Japan dumps nuclear wastewater into the Pacific.
Under President Joe Biden’s anti-inflation policy passed last year, Medicare can now negotiate drug prices on our behalf.
We shouldn’t treat cannabis like heroin. But we shouldn’t treat it like ketamine either, as a federal agency now recommends.
Pandemic-era gains have transformed the job market for disabled workers — and everyone else. Let’s protect that progress.
Governments are failing to protect workers from extreme heat, so it’s no surprise labor actions have been heating up too.
Mental health challenges are rising alongside temperatures. Research suggests that taking action can help.
Two years after the first payments went out, what have we learned from the prematurely abandoned Child Tax Credit expansion?