Why Does Anyone Live In California?

In some ways, it’s ground zero for the calamity of climate change

Why The L.A. Riots Still Matter — Maybe Now More Than Ever

A city shouldn’t have to burn for our stories to be believed

Systemic Racism, Still A Thing

Trump and company know this. Watch what they’re doing to exploit it.

Please Don’t Clap For Trump’s Syria Strike

Trump lives for applause. He didn’t earn it with this act of war.

Neil Gorsuch Was Worth The Filibuster

It was smart politics for Democrats seeking credibility with younger voters.

The Walls We’ll Need

Trump says he hates coastal elites. Is he using climate change to drown them?

Police Violence Didn't Just Stop Happening

Do we need to see cops kill people on video to care?

Why Ben Carson Said That Slaves Were Immigrants

There are reasons. They aren’t good ones.

Forget The Flag. Trump Wants Everyone To Pledge Allegiance To Him

He is loyal to a fault

Is This Trump's Watergate?

Without more facts about Trump's Russia dealings, he isn't going anywhere

The Outrage Over This Teen Essay Contest On White Privilege Completely Misses The Point

"Just the fact it says 'white' and 'privilege,' for some people that's all they need to see, and all of a sudden we're race-baiting"

Trump's Travel Ban Completely Ignores What Terrorism Looks Like Today

The most urgent terrorist threat to American citizens comes from American citizens

In Trump's America, Fewer Lives Matter

His first week as president was all about showing he's a man of certain people

Trump Is The Most Sensitive Snowflake

Trump’s personal fragility used to just be his problem. Now it’s ours.

Obama’s Most Important Legacy? Teaching Us To Fight Back

President Obama wasn’t simply a voice for change. He helped others speak up.

What Defunding Planned Parenthood Is Really About

The war on women is being fought under false pretenses

One Weird Trick That Could Save The Planet

The Department of Energy is already resisting the president-elect. Will other civil servants follow?

Russia Isn’t The Only One Interfering In U.S. Elections

The CIA says Russia tried to boost Trump’s chances. It had help from Republicans.

What It Means When White Men Get Away With Violence Against Black People

On Walter Scott and Joe McKnight

The Lazy President

Donald Trump didn’t prepare himself for the job, and he isn’t about to start now

Only You Can Fight White Fragility

Trump's rise signals that "woke" white allies must challenge racism more directly

The Election Is Over, But Now The Real Fight Begins

The reaction to Trump's win? White supremacy on parade.

We Have Shown Trump Voters Too Much Empathy

There has been a rush to understand the Trump voter. They're all voting for white nationalism. What else is there to understand?

To Distance Itself From Trump, the GOP Should Consider Merrick Garland

President Obama's Supreme Court nominee has been waiting for more than 200 days