Peace and Security
Cartoon: Artificial Intelligence vs. Natural Stupidity
Failing to regulate AI is a preventable catastrophe.
There’s No Debate Over Debt — Only About Priorities
If the GOP cared about debt, they’d stop cutting rich people’s taxes and give the Pentagon a haircut. So what’s this really about?
Cartoon: War is Peace
And journalism means war.
Retire This Dehumanizing Language About Immigrants
Human beings fleeing persecution are not a “flood” or “surge.” And it’s not “illegal” when they cross the border to seek asylum.
The Drug War’s Dark Origins
When you hear why politicians wanted to ban marijuana in the first place, you’ll understand why our century of prohibition can’t end soon enough.
Armed and Afraid: The High Price of Fear
As more senseless shootings claim lives, it’s time to turn away from apocalyptic rhetoric and focus on what actually makes us safer.
Breaking Down Your Tax Bill
Our tax dollars should make life better, not go to waste. But the average taxpayer had to shell out over $1,000 for military contractors alone last year.
Cartoon: Pro-Life, Anti-Kid
“Pro-life” lawmakers are suspiciously indifferent toward school shootings.
A Parents Bill of Rights for the Rest of Us
The book bans, censorship, and attacks on LGBTQ kids that the GOP calls “parents rights” are way out of step with American families.
Cartoon: Dante’s Inferno, War Crimes Edition
Putin’s terrible crimes in Ukraine should be prosecuted, but he’s still not the worst war criminal alive today.