Why Liberal Satire and Conservative Outrage Are Both Responses to Mainstream Media — But With Very Different Powers

Reading Time: < 1 minute The New Behemoths of the Healthcare Bureaucracy (Chris) From the New Republic: “Nobody should be

Private Firefighters — the Hottest Luxury of the Super-Rich

Reading Time: 4 minutes In 2018, a team of private firefighters very publicly saved the home of celebrity millionaires Kim

Honolulu City Council Passes Ban on Single-Use Plastics in 7–2 Vote

Reading Time: 2 minutes CBP Denies Access to Doctors Seeking Flu Vaccinations for Migrant Children (Chris) From the San Diego

Texans on Southern Border Vow to Fight Trump’s Efforts to Take Their Homes for Border Wall

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oceans Running Out of Oxygen as Temperatures Rise (Mili) The author writes, “Around 700 ocean sites

Saudi Military Base Shooter and the Unexplained 9/11 Connection

Reading Time: 22 minutes The alleged gunman in the fatal shooting Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida, in

Senate Rubberstamps Another Unqualified Conservative Judge

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How the World Views Trump, Impeachment and the 2020 Election

Reading Time: 4 minutes As the impeachment of President Donald Trump and the forthcoming presidential election monopolizes the American conversation,

Who is William Barr? Attorney General’s Unknown Past

Reading Time: 16 minutes If you want to understand William Barr, President Donald Trump’s strikingly partisan and loyal attorney general

Trump Administration Moves to End Food Stamps for 750,000

Invasive Grasses Are Fueling Wildfires Across the US (Chris) From the Conversation: “Some fires are occurring in areas that rarely

You’re Tracked Everywhere You Go Online. Use This Guide to Fight Back.

All New Cellphone Users in China Must Now Have Their Faces Scanned (Chris) From MIT Technology Review: “China’s government says

NAACP Takes On ‘Prison Gerrymandering’

Counting prisoners as residents where they are incarcerated — rather than where they lived before — often results in districts

DOJ Investigating Russian Dirty Money Flowing Into US

The US government has recently stepped up its investigation of whether Deutsche Bank knowingly helped Danske Bank launder vast sums

A Medical Miracle: Stem Cell Therapy for a Catastrophic Spinal Injury

Here is a story from the wondrous world of regenerative medicine and surgery — an emerging field that gets more

‘Bleak’ Outlook as Carbon Emissions Gap Grows: UN

Workers in Democratic Republic of Congo Made Impotent by Pesticide: Human Rights Watch (Mili)  The author writes, “Feronia, [a UK-funded

Death of a Banker: Did Laundered Russian Billions Play a Role? Part 3

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series. Read Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. While I waited for

Another Banker Suicide: Intriguing Parallels Between US and Estonian Deaths

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bankers whose financial institutions are engulfed in scandal appear to be hanging themselves at an alarming

Death of a Banker: Did Laundered Russian Billions Play a Role?

Reading Time: 13 minutes Note to readers: This is a step-by-step account of a WhoWhatWhy inquiry into an evolving story

Why the 2020 Election Will Be Historic for Climate Change

Reading Time: 2 minutes Exposed: China’s Operating Manuals for Mass Internment and Arrest by Algorithm (Chris) From ICIJ:  “The China