From Jail Time to Death Sentence, via COVID-19

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has come under fire for failing to protect its prisoners

Police, Wall Street, Pentagon, and White House Crime: What’s the Connection?

Reading Time: 21 minutes Two million Americans are infected with COVID-19 and 110,000 have died. Thirty-five million Americans are out

Has Trump Backer and Education Czar Betsy DeVos Gone Too Far?

Reading Time: 5 minutes As teachers and administrators struggle to reinvent how they teach students this September, US Secretary of

Political donations dropped off as coronavirus pandemic peaked

(Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Political fundraising took an intense dip as the coronavirus pandemic ravaged the nation in mid-March and early

The Real ‘Preexisting Conditions’ That Explain Black COVID Deaths

Reading Time: 5 minutes In Greenville, MS, not long ago, workers at a commercial laundry were told to stay put

GOP Leaders Cover Up COVID-19 Threat After Rep Tests Positive

Reading Time: < 1 minute The COVID-19 pandemic has not made relations between opposing political factions any easier. In a

Pandemic: How Big Banks and Big Ag Share Blame

Reading Time: 5 minutes President Donald Trump’s comments blaming China for the catastrophic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic are misleading

The American Way: Call Them ‘Hero,’ Pay Them Zero

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Members of Congress owe millions in student loans

Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Jahana Hayes (D-Conn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) are among the 59 members of Congress that owe

Trump advisers on reopening economy gave half-billion to Republican efforts since 2015

(MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) President Donald Trump is enlisting business leaders — including many of his top donors —

Shell companies hide Trump campaign’s financial dealings as super PAC coordination rules kick in

Screenshot from an America First Action ad (via YouTube) President Donald Trump’s official super PAC, America First Action, recently unveiled

COVID-19 Exposes GOP’s Anti-Voter Stance

Reading Time: 5 minutes Every once in a while, Republican officials will say out loud what everyone knows but is

Coronavirus Pandemic Exacerbates Poll Worker Crisis in Swing States

Reading Time: 5 minutes In a swing state like Wisconsin, turnout matters, and, in 2016, it reached a new low.

Senate Intel chair unloaded stocks in mid-February before coronavirus rocked markets

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C. (Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) As the coronavirus outbreak began to spread across the

Your Vote… or Your Health: Voters Go to Polls Despite Virus Fears

Reading Time: 3 minutes Voters in Florida, Arizona, and Illinois have a choice to make today that goes beyond their

The Coronavirus: A Grab Bag of Lesser-Known Facts

Reading Time: 7 minutes A mesmerizing website,, records numbers, in real time, on all sorts of things. Watch the

The Myth of American Exceptionalism Falls Victim to Coronavirus

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‘I Haven’t Seen My Mother for a Month’: Inside Italy’s Coronavirus Lockdown

Reading Time: 8 minutes With the suspension of the major professional sports seasons — basketball, baseball, soccer, and hockey —