Michael Klare: Let Them Eat CarbonMay 2014
Like big tobacco, big energy targets the developing world for future profits.
Joaquin Sapien: Attorney General Requires Recording of Interrogations, Unlike New York CityMay 2014
Holder orders that federal agents must record interrogations.
Tom Engelhard: The 95% DoctrineMay 2014
Is climate change a crime against humanity?
Thomas Larson: Rachel Maddow, Isocrates, and the Power of SpeechMay 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 NameMay 2014
When the Guardian starts swearing, do we start noticing climate change?
Lois Beckett: Democrats Push to Restart CDC Funding for Gun Violence ResearchMay 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 CenturyMay 2014
Is global governance consistent with what we know of human nature?
Robert Reich: The Practical ChoiceMay 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 ForceMay 2014
A special excerpt from Solnit's latest book, Men Explain Things to Me.
Anna Vodicka: Don’t Mess With the Other TexasMay 2014
Rick Perry visits the new Pacific Theater.
Minhee Cho: Gun Violence in AmericaMay 2014
America v. gun control, ctd.
Abeer Hoque: Dagger and ShieldMay 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 AfricaMay 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 InadequateMay 2014
How right-wing ideology puts pregnant women at risk.
Richard Falk: Citizens versus Subjects in a Democratic Society – The American CaseMay 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 TacticsMay 2014
Increasing the understanding of, and lessening the sentence on steroids.
Ann Jones: Washington’s Pivot to IgnoranceMay 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 InterrogationsMay 2014
How honest are confessions to homicide?
David Byrne: Here Lies Love—The Road to the StageMay 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 EditionMay 2014
Who decides the worth of black men in America?
Richard Falk: Why The Peace Talks Collapsed and Should Not Be ResumedMay 2014
The United States' double role in Israel-Palestinian negotiations.
David Morris: How To Save Equal Access on the InternetMay 2014
Publicly owned networks in cities across the US preserve net neutrality and provide quality service.
Peter Van Buren: Regime Change in AmericaMay 2014
An empire in decline (city by city, town by town).
Jake Bernstein: NY to Shut Troubled Rehab ClinicMay 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 FinanceMay 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 ItMay 2014
The unreported story of how the Haqqani network became America's greatest enemy.
Francisco Cantú: A Massacre, RecurringApril 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.