policy

wellness

Vape Is Dead. Long Live Sprape?

An over-the-counter nicotine spray might be coming for e-cigarettes' throne.
Harron Walker
3 days ago
vaping

Teens Use Tobacco as Much as They Vape—But, OK! Ban Flavored Juul Pods!

Weird how the Trump administration isn't going after the tobacco industry, which spent $23 million in lobbying last year.
Harron Walker
9.12.19
healthcare

Trump Is Scaring Immigrants Away from Healthcare Services to Help the Rich

The new public charge rule was created to isolate working class people from the healthcare benefits they need to survive.
Adam Gaffney, MD
8.16.19
policy

The Trump Administration Just Gutted the Endangered Species Act

The Trump Administration released sweeping regulations to weaken the law credited with saving the bald eagle and the grizzly bear.
Madeleine Gregory
8.12.19
Tech news

YouTube Is Finally Banning Nazis, Holocaust Denial, and Sandy Hook Truthers

YouTube says it will “remove content denying that well-documented violent events took place.”
Mack Lamoureux
6.5.19
policy

The EPA's Lies About Air Pollution Are Killing Americans

In its latest move to protect industry, the government has ensured that we'll see more deaths from asthma, heart problems and cognitive degeneration.
Ankita Rao
5.21.19
Fighting Words

Trump Is a Health Hazard to His Supporters

I’ll never forget how a man pulling an oxygen tank because of severe lung disease told me he would rather die than receive benefits from the Affordable Care Act because it used his tax dollars on “Mexicans and welfare queens."
Jonathan Metzl
3.6.19
immigration

I Was Pulled Off a Bus and Humiliated by US Border Patrol

The author of a viral Twitter thread talks about how his run-in with aggressive law enforcement officers who he says called him an 'illegal.'
Justin Caffier
1.31.19
predators

As Ocean Predators Recover, Humans Need to Learn to Coexist

It’s great that sharks, whales, and sea otters are bouncing back in some marine areas. But it may also increase human-wildlife conflicts.
Becky Ferreira
11.22.18
policy

Black Farmers Are Being Forced Off Their Land by Longstanding Government Discrimination

“The unfair treatment of black farmers went under the radar for many, many years. It was not taken up by the civil rights movement, and it should have been front and center.”
Lauren Rothman
6.26.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Congress can't figure out a solution to the family separation crisis

On Tuesday, Trump even suggested that the debate over immigration could continue indefinitely.
Alexandra Jaffe
6.20.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Rich parents in New York City are mad their schools are trying to desegregate

One of the city’s wealthiest, wokest districts is constructing a plan to do something about its segregation.
Antonia Hylton
6.12.18
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