Peace and Security
When “free speech” becomes a tool of violence and tyranny.
GOP Ads Cry “Crime!” But Homicides Are Actually Falling
Rather than running on their unpopular agenda, Republicans are conjuring a “crime wave” to scare voters.
I Miss the Old GOP
The new one’s a little much.
The War on Immigrants Is a War on All Poor and Low-Income Americans
If low-income voters stick together, they can stop politicians from turning a humanitarian crisis into political theater.
Iranian women strike a blow against dictatorship.
Biden’s Marijuana Pardons Are a Seismic Shift
The immediate impacts are modest, but the order marks a top-level recognition that 100 years of cannabis prohibition were a mistake.
A Hell of a Place
Maybe getting kicked out of DeSantis’s Florida is a compliment.
Nuclear Power: A Panacea?
The war in Ukraine is blurring the lines between civilian and military nuclear programs.
Schools Won’t Be Safe Until Lawmakers Respect Students
Lawmakers are filling schools with police and viciously targeting students and teachers. How are kids supposed to learn?
Pot Prohibitionists Fear Democracy More Than Marijuana
Legalization opponents have lost the hearts and minds of the public, so they’re trying to take the public out of the equation.