Michael Klare: Let Them Eat Carbon

May 2014

Like big tobacco, big energy targets the developing world for future profits.

Joaquin Sapien: Attorney General Requires Recording of Interrogations, Unlike New York City

May 2014

Holder orders that federal agents must record interrogations.

Tom Engelhard: The 95% Doctrine

May 2014

Is climate change a crime against humanity?

Thomas Larson: Rachel Maddow, Isocrates, and the Power of Speech

May 2014

The changing nature of authorship in the age of mass media as illustrated by the MSNBC host.

Jay Walljasper: To Stop Climate Change, Start Calling It by a Different Name

May 2014

When the Guardian starts swearing, do we start noticing climate change?

Lois Beckett: Democrats Push to Restart CDC Funding for Gun Violence Research

May 2014

Would universal background checks—the most popular and prominent gun control policy proposal—actually reduce gun violence?

Dionne Bunsha: New Government, New India?

May 2014

On Monday, Narendra Modi will be sworn in as India’s new Prime Minister. Is he a savior for India’s economy or a threat to the country’s secular democracy?

Richard Falk: On Global Citizenship in the 21st Century

May 2014

Is global governance consistent with what we know of human nature?

Robert Reich: The Practical Choice

May 2014

New data shows that Canada and Europe are pulling ahead of the United States in several ways

Rebecca Solnit: Pandora’s Box and the Volunteer Police Force

May 2014

A special excerpt from Solnit's latest book, Men Explain Things to Me.

Anna Vodicka: Don’t Mess With the Other Texas

May 2014

Rick Perry visits the new Pacific Theater.

Minhee Cho: Gun Violence in America

May 2014

America v. gun control, ctd.

Abeer Hoque: Dagger and Shield

May 2014

It’s that look he loves even though he knows she isn’t really seeing him. He’s part of the landscape, inside her inner eye.

Nick Turse: The U.S. Military’s New Normal in Africa

May 2014

A secret African mission and an African mission that’s no secret.

Lois Beckett: Why Don’t We Know How Many People Are Shot Each Year in America?

May 2014

Gun murders have decreased in recent years, but is it because of a drop shootings, or an improvement in the number of victims that E.R. doctors can save?

Robert Reich: Healthcare for Pregnant Women is Inadequate

May 2014

How right-wing ideology puts pregnant women at risk.

Richard Falk: Citizens versus Subjects in a Democratic Society – The American Case

May 2014

How to be a citizen whose conscience is directed at others without heeding boundaries of space or time.

David Epstein: Weak Sanction for Sprinter Signals Change in Anti-Doping Tactics

May 2014

Increasing the understanding of, and lessening the sentence on steroids.

Ann Jones: Washington’s Pivot to Ignorance

May 2014

Do the Fulbright stats stack up?

Robert Reich: The Six Principles of the New Populism (and the Establishment’s Nightmare)

May 2014

Where do America's latest political and economic trends merge?

Joaquin Sapien: Death Penalty Report Cites Value of Taping Interrogations

May 2014

How honest are confessions to homicide?

David Byrne: Here Lies Love—The Road to the Stage

May 2014

The legendary musician recounts the creation of the rock opera Here Lies Love.

Mitchell S. Jackson: How To Catch a Racist, the Donald Sterling Edition

May 2014

Who decides the worth of black men in America?

Richard Falk: Why The Peace Talks Collapsed and Should Not Be Resumed

May 2014

The United States' double role in Israel-Palestinian negotiations.

David Morris: How To Save Equal Access on the Internet

May 2014

Publicly owned networks in cities across the US preserve net neutrality and provide quality service.

Peter Van Buren: Regime Change in America

May 2014

An empire in decline (city by city, town by town).

Jake Bernstein: NY to Shut Troubled Rehab Clinic

May 2014

Records show state officials knew for years about problems at New York Service Network, violations of patients’ rights.

Theodoric Meyer: Senate to Take Up Longshot Amendment to Regulate Campaign Finance

May 2014

The Senate could soon consider a constitutional amendment that would give Congress and states the ability to limit money in politics, possibly reversing the effect of recent Supreme Court rulings.

Anand Gopal: How the U.S. Created the Afghan War—and Then Lost It

May 2014

The unreported story of how the Haqqani network became America's greatest enemy.

Francisco Cantú: A Massacre, Recurring

April 2014

In Shadows at Dawn, historian Karl Jacoby uses a single moment of bloodshed to examine the persistence of violence in the U.S./Mexico borderlands.