Trump’s Obsession with Toilets Is Less of a Random Rant Than It Appears
A conservative crusade centered on bathrooms and dishwashers has sabotaged one of the government's most effective tools for fighting climate change.
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Rich People Agree That Life Is Unfair
They are concerned about inequality, according to a new survey, but don't ask them to pay more in taxes.
The Distinctly American Privilege of Forgetting War Exists
If full-blown war with Iran eventually breaks out, how many American civilians will really notice? Or care?
Joaquin Phoenix Is Re-Wearing a Tux for the Climate, or Something?
Stars, they're just like us: They have no idea what to do about the climate crisis.
Here's What Billionaires Actually Give Each Other As Gifts
The fashionable 1 percent isn't interested in luxury goods, but they are really afraid of death.
Young Republicans Want to Fight Climate Change 30 Years Too Late
College conservatives support a carbon dividend, but what they really need is a time machine.
Your Frequent Flyer Status Is Part of the Problem
If you take six or more flights a year, you're part of an elite class of people whose behavior needs to change.
How This Decade Broke American Politics, In 10 Easy Steps
Remember when we had cash, hope, and jobs?
BP Thinks You Selfish Pricks Aren’t Doing Enough to Fight Climate Change
The fossil fuel giant wants social media users to "pledge" to emit less carbon. Really?
Why Would You Ever Want to Live in 2019?
You may remember Gabriel and Sarah Chrisman as the couple who went viral for living as if they were in Victorian times. Four years later, looking at their life—and the reaction to it—outlines our society's most pressing cultural battles.
A Shocking Number of Americans Want to 'Just Let Them All Burn'
A study measured the 'Need for Chaos' that leads people to spread online misinformation and vote for politicians like Trump.
Companies Are Realizing That Being Publicly Conservative Is Really Unpopular
A new poll shows that people like brands more when they embrace progressive causes like LGBTQ rights, and dislike companies that support Republicans.