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Decades of Villainization Caused Teachers' Exodus

DECADES OF VILLAINIZATION CAUSED TEACHERS' EXODUS

Kansas is facing the worst teacher shortage in the state's history. In Florida, school districts must try to fill some 9,000 job openings,...

'New Normal' Across the Taiwan Strait as China Threat Looms

'NEW NORMAL' ACROSS THE TAIWAN STRAIT AS CHINA THREAT LOOMS

China is attempting to establish a "new normal" across the Taiwan Strait, eroding self-ruled Taiwan's territorial control and increasing...

 
 
 
Time for Liberals' Cute Love Affair w/Liz Cheney to End

TIME FOR LIBERALS' CUTE LOVE AFFAIR W/LIZ CHENEY TO END

Cheney was an enthusiastic participant in the radical political style that helped bring about Trumpism.

MERRICK GARLAND'S MAR-A-LAGO MESS

Garland's comments had all of the substance of a Hallmark card that read, Trust us, we're the government.

 
 
 
Inflation Reduction Act Is Just Corporate Welfare

INFLATION REDUCTION ACT IS JUST CORPORATE WELFARE

The Democrats' Inflation Reduction Act will not decrease inflation, but it will shovel hundreds of billions of dollars in corporate...

The Big Shift From Regulatory State to Subsidy State

THE BIG SHIFT FROM REGULATORY STATE TO SUBSIDY STATE

What's to blame? The change in the balance of power between large corporations and the government

 
 
 
The Real Reason Dems Are Losing Ground on Education

THE REAL REASON DEMS ARE LOSING GROUND ON EDUCATION

On many bygone Election Days, voters trusted Democrats more than Republicans on the issue of education-but that may not hold this November,...

Mainstream Left Embraces Violence as a Viable Option

MAINSTREAM LEFT EMBRACES VIOLENCE AS A VIABLE OPTION

At some point, we need to reckon with a new reality: that the level to which the left has embraced justifications of violence and whitewashed...

 
 
 
No, Steve Bannon Cannot Just Ignore Congress

NO, STEVE BANNON CANNOT JUST IGNORE CONGRESS

On Friday, former White House advisor Steve Bannon was found guilty on two counts of contempt of Congress for failing to appear before...

Biden Will Ensure GOP's Coming Senate Landslide

BIDEN WILL ENSURE GOP'S COMING SENATE LANDSLIDE

There is consensus that U.S. House Republicans will win a majority this fall, and that Kevin McCarthy will be the next speaker of the...

 
 
 
What Could Save Dems From a Midterm Catastrophe?

WHAT COULD SAVE DEMS FROM A MIDTERM CATASTROPHE?

At a time when very little if anything is normal about American politics, we have come to expect the unexpected. While the House looks...

Peter Thiel on the Fantasy of Progress Amidst Stagnation

PETER THIEL ON THE FANTASY OF PROGRESS AMIDST STAGNATION

You can tell a bit about someone based on their preconceptions about Peter Thiel. Whether the reflexive response to the name is "malign...

 
 
 
Requiem for Biden's Agenda

REQUIEM FOR BIDEN'S AGENDA

In the end, sheer economic ignorance killed it.

WHY BIDEN MUST CANCEL ALL STUDENT LOAN DEBT

Politicians argue that canceling student debt will mainly benefit doctors and lawyers. But it is first-generation graduates of color...

 
 
 

CLIMATE CRISIS RISKS MAKING BIG U.S. CITIES UNLIVABLE

Some of the cities enjoying population boom are among those gripped by a ferocious heatwave and seeing record temperatures

BUTTIGIEG WRONG TO WANT TO MANDATE ELECTRIC VEHICLES

 
 
 

IT'S CHRISTMAS IN JULY FOR JOE BIDEN

Joe Biden needed a break. He's had a ton of bad news lately: inflation; a new strain of COVID-19; low poll numbers; that awkward fist-bump...

WHY DEMOCRATS WON'T WAKE UP

People, and parties, don't always learn the right lessons from defeats.

 
 
 

A DOCTOR'S COUNTERPUNCH TO ANTI-ABORTION REPUBLICANS

Some Republicans are trying to scare health care providers into refusing to perform abortions, even when they are legal.

Build Ukraine Back Better

BUILD UKRAINE BACK BETTER

It has been over four months since Russia launched an unprovoked military offensive in Ukraine, expanding an eight-year-long conflict...

 
 
 



Polls open in Italy with right-wing alliance set for victory

Millions set to cast ballots in an election that could see the far-right coalition of Giorgia Meloni win power. Read more ...

Police respond to shooting at Pittsburgh-area amusement park

Police respond to shooting at Pittsburgh-area amusement park

Allegheny County Dispatch confirmed EMS activity at Kennywood Park at around 10:51 p.m. Saturday evening. Read more ...

Florida monitors a growing Tropical Storm Ian in Caribbean

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Authorities and residents in Florida were keeping a cautious eye on Tropical Storm Ian as it rumbled through the Caribbean on Sunday, expected to continue... Read more ...

Freedom football, Jalen Fletcher run away from Allentown Central Catholic

Freedom football keeps foot on gas, runs past Allentown Central Catholic 32-14 Read more ...

Deputy hospitalized after suspect armed with knife hits him with vehicle in...

A deputy with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is hospitalized after a suspect armed with a knife suddenly tried to run into him and pinned him with his vehicle... Read more ...

Woman found dead outside of Modesto church, police say

Woman found dead outside of Modesto church, police say

A woman was found dead in the 1200 block of Maze Boulevard on Saturday, according to Modesto Police Department. Read more ...

Italians vote in election that could take far-right to power

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Hundreds gathered for Lobo Cancer Challenge

Hundreds gathered for Lobo Cancer Challenge

"The Lobo Cancer challenge is near and dear to my heart, both personally as a cancer survivor and also as a friend, unfortunately, to quite a few people with cancer," said Alex... Read more ...

1 dead after multi-vehicle collision in Wildwood

One person has died after a crash involving several vehicles in Wildwood, New Jersey. Read more ...

College football Week 4 winners, losers, overreactions: Kicking blunders...

College football Week 4 winners, losers, overreactions: Kicking blunders plague SEC teams, Oklahoma in trouble

College kickers - unfortunately - took center stage for SEC teams looking for key wins on Saturday Read more ...