Brazil Opens ‘Spectacular’ Antarctic Research Base — but Will It Get the Cash Needed to Fulfill Its Potential?

Reading Time: 2 minutes French Unions Continue Strikes Despite Government’s Compromise Overture (Chris) The author writes, “French transport strikes continued

NSA Reveals Major Flaw in Microsoft’s Windows 10 Code

Reading Time: 2 minutes Congressman: Homelessness Should Be Seen as an Emergency (Reader Steve) The author writes, “A California congressman

Texts Appear to Show Former Ukraine Prosecutor Offering Info on Bidens in Exchange for Ouster of Then-Ambassador Yovanovitch

Yuri Lutsenko was critical of Yovanovitch due to her support for an anti-corruption institution based in Ukraine.

Bernie Cites Biden’s NAFTA Support as Evidence He Prioritizes Corporations Over Workers

Sen. Bernie Sanders took a shot Joe Biden during Tuesday night’s Democratic debate over his support for trade agreements which

South Dakota State Rep Proposes Bill to Criminalize Gender-Transition Surgeries on Children

Fred Deutsch introduced a bill Tuesday to prosecute medical professionals who attempt to transition children struggling with gender dysphoria.

House GOP Leader Suggests Pelosi Timed Impeachment Trial to Hurt Sanders’s Presidential Run

McCarthy said Pelosi’s decision to withhold impeachment articles was to ensure that Sanders would be tied up with the Senate

Will donors to Cory Booker move to other 2020 Democrats?

Sen. Cory Booker (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images) Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) shares thousands of donors with several presidential candidates,

Gabbard Defends Bernie in Face of Sexism Accusations: ‘He Showed Me the Greatest Respect’

In October, Sanders came to Gabbard’s defense after Hillary Clinton implied she was a “Russian asset,” while Warren refused to

The Unholy Trinity of Illegal Campaign Coordination

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ever since the Supreme Court reopened the floodgates for unlimited political contributions in its controversial Citizens

U.S. Drops Designation of China as Currency Manipulator ahead of Trade Agreement

The Trump administration is dropping its designation of China as a currency manipulator ahead of the expected signing of a

Raising the Minimum Wage by $1 May Prevent Thousands of Suicides

Reading Time: 2 minutes PODCAST: Why Was an Alleged Rape Victim Convicted for Lying? (Chris) From the Guardian: “[Last] week,

AOC’s Reelection Campaign Keeps Half of All Donations to ‘Working-Class Champions’ PAC

Ocasio-Cortez framed the “Courage to Change” PAC as a progressive alternative to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

An Experiment in Decency

Reading Time: 17 minutes A federal investigation following the 2014 protests in Ferguson, MO, revealed that much of the town’s