Politics & History

Selected Clips

History

How U.S. History is Taught Around the World
The History of International Women’s Day
1965 Immigration & Nationality Act: What it is — and how Dems can use it against Trump
MLK Day: Meet 9 lesser-known women behind the civil rights era’s biggest achievements
Why Donald Trump shouldn’t be referencing Ronald Reagan regarding his mental health
The little-known history of April Fools’ Day
17 things you might not know about the sinking of the Titanic

Reported Features

For many, fireworks are the highlight of 4th of July. For those with PTSD, it’s a different story.
What if we didn’t… have the First Amendment?
Chain migration: How conservatives created the transformative policy they’re now attacking
7 powerful photos of vigil for London attack victims show strength, resilience of city
Domestic violence is a link among most mass shooters — but America continues to ignore it
Why “sex addiction” treatment won’t keep men like Harvey Weinstein from abusing women
How the teachers strikes are spurring political action ahead of the November midterms

Gender Equality & Women’s Health

How the government funds Planned Parenthood on the state and federal levels
5 ways women’s issues were ignored in 2017
This is what happens once you’ve defunded Planned Parenthood
8 feminists to watch in 2017
In wake of Weinstein allegations, Cindy Gallop is trying to call out abusers in the ad industry
These states have “trigger laws” banning abortion on the books in case ‘Roe v. Wade’ is overturned

Analysis

Supreme Court: Neil Gorsuch’s first full term results in a slew of 5-4 conservative opinions
Bump stocks were supposedly made for disabled people. That’s not how they’re actually being used.
Las Vegas one month later: Whatever happened to bipartisan efforts to regulate bump stocks?
A brief look at the credibility of ‘Fire and Fury’ author Michael Wolff
NASCAR officials say they’ll fire anthem protesters — but they let fans fly the Confederate flag

News

DeVos’ Education Department misspelled W.E.B. Du Bois’ name — then misspelled its apology
White supremacists target Jewish community of Whitefish, Montana
Yemen Raid Controversy: What happened to Ryan Owens?
Trump administration doesn’t regret not mentioning Jews on Holocaust Remembrance Day
What are blennies? Meet the predator fish who might carry the next opioid drug.
Baltimore attorney arrested after allegedly telling rape victim she would be reported