The Wrong Conversation About School Shootings
A culture of hypervigilence and militarization isn't the same thing as gun control.
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The .01 Percent Freakout Over Elizabeth Warren Just Makes Her More Powerful
Wall Street is vocally unhappy with the idea of a Warren presidency. That's kind of the point.
Is It Time to Start Testing Presidential Candidates for Cognitive Decline?
"We should probably assume that a significant proportion of political leaders over the age of 65 have impairment of executive function."
Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s Allegedly Nonfiction Memoir Should Be Fact-Checked
The infamously truth-challenged former White House press secretary's book is dropping in 2020.
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.
The NFL Thinks We’re All Stupid
The league's partnership with Jay-Z to promote criminal justice reform reeks of cynicism.
Democrats Say They Want a Climate Debate. So Which Ones Killed It?
The leading 2020 candidates supposedly wanted a debate devoted to climate—but the Democratic National Committee shot down that idea. We should know who is responsible.
Why the US Gun Violence Epidemic Hasn’t Reached Hawaii
You don't have to look to other countries for evidence that gun control actually works.
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.
Blame Mitch McConnell, Not Trump, for Not Doing Anything About Guns
The longtime Senate Republican leader has obstructed gun control legislation for years.
Marianne Williamson Isn't Just Some Joke
The self-help guru has a history of saying vile things. She also seems to get that politics isn't just about policies and bullet points.
Trump’s Plan to Let Cars Pollute More Got Kiboshed by California
Major car manufacturers decided to cut a deal with the state on car emissions.