policy

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
3 days ago
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
Conservation

Most Hunt Management Plans Aren’t Based in Science

In a new study, 60 percent of plans—spanning Canadian provinces and US states—lacked a scientific approach.
Lisa Cumming
3.7.18
politics

'You Can’t Be Afraid of Failure': Meet Charlotte's First Black Female Mayor

Vi Lyles made history when she was elected mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina in November. She talks to Broadly about how she hopes her win reminds young people, and especially young women, to be brave in the face of adversity.
Kimberly Lawson
12.5.17
Opinion

Corporations Have Utterly Failed to Protect Speech

Facebook and Twitter are hurting those they should be protecting.
Jordan Pearson
10.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Reportedly Asked for More Nukes Because of a Powerpoint Graph

The president was apparently dismayed at the downward trend showing a drop in the stockpile since the late 1960s.
Drew Schwartz
10.11.17
Tracking Trump's Congress

Trump's Tax Fight Could Look a Lot Like the War Over Healthcare

The president's broad framework leaves all the details up to the same Republicans in Congress who failed disastrously over and over again to destroy a law they hate.
Mark Hay
9.29.17
economics

Which Restaurants Will Suffer the Most Under a Higher Minimum Wage?

"We don’t want our paper to serve as a mouthpiece for or against raising the minimum wage."
Alex Swerdloff
7.29.17
Tracking Trump's Congress

Think the Healthcare Fight Was a Mess? Wait for Tax Reform

Obamacare repeal isn't 100 percent dead, but Republicans are turning to their next big project: cutting taxes for the rich, big time. Only problem is they can't agree how.
Mark Hay
7.21.17
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