Environment and Health
The government saved lives by covering COVID-19 vaccines, tests, and treatment. What if it treated other diseases this way?
The Supreme Court may soon overturn half a century of legal precedent on abortion. Here’s one idea to protect their rights.
The loss of disabled and chronically ill lives due to COVID-19 is no less tragic or preventable.
Even without Congress, the president could take important steps to ease federal cannabis prohibition. What’s he waiting for?
The price of “freedom.”
Feeling bleak? Well, 2021 wasn’t all bad — here are a few astounding things ordinary people won at home and abroad.
How long will we tolerate the corporate “risk taking” that puts only workers at risk?
Ending child care subsidies won’t restock store shelves. A fairer, more sustainable global economy might.
Petrochemical companies are racing to make more plastic — and force poor countries to become landfills for it.
Record numbers of Americans are seeking mental health care and struggling to get it. Here’s what it’s like.