Save Our Endangered Cartoonists

Save Our Endangered Cartoonists

Right before our eyes, an invaluable American species is fast disappearing from view: Kartoonus Amerikanas. These are the newspaper cartoonists who’ve long delighted readers and infuriated power elites. And there’s nothing natural about their sudden decline. It’s not...
A Dangerous Moment for Academic Freedom

A Dangerous Moment for Academic Freedom

The state of Florida just passed a law that — to put it mildly — grossly violates academic freedom. Under the new bill, recently signed by Governor Ron DeSantis, students and faculty will be surveyed about their political views to ensure “intellectual freedom and...
GOP Climate Denial Syndrome Sweeps Wisconsin

GOP Climate Denial Syndrome Sweeps Wisconsin

It’s well-known that harsh climate conditions can mess with your mind — from cabin fever to heat delirium. But America is now experiencing an even more dangerous disease: Climaticus Non-Vocalism Extremism. This syndrome almost exclusively afflicts a narrow...
Our Press Freedom is under Fire

Our Press Freedom is under Fire

Yes, the truth Will set us free; But it’s not found On NBC. Freedom of the press, that inspired rallying cry of our democracy, is becoming a poignant memory. In its latest ranking of how such freedoms stack up worldwide, Reporters Without Borders ranked the...