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HOW DO YOU DERADICALIZE A COP?

Even before the violence at the Capitol on January 6, when supporters of Donald Trump drawn from the ranks of MAGA rallygoers, anti-government...

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE INTERN REVOLUTION?

“Do you think we'll ever use unpaid interns?” a friend once asked while we were being used as unpaid interns. It was 2011, in the thick...

 
 
 

THE FOSSIL FUEL INDUSTRY THINKS IT WILL HAVE A GOOD YEAR UNDER BIDEN

The oil industry spent much of Joe Biden's first week in office publicly squawking in protest. The American Petroleum Institute called...

WHY JOSH HAWLEY IS PLAYING THE VICTIM

Two and a half weeks ago, something terrible happened to Senator Josh Hawley. Something not only fundamentally opposed to American...

 
 
 

THE TRUE COST OF ENERGY MONOPOLIES

For the vast majority of North Carolina's ten-million-plus residents, there is only one option if they'd like to heat their home, turn...

HOW BIDEN CAN ACHIEVE A RUSSIAN RESTORATION

Volcanic protests erupted across Russia in the first weekend of Joe Biden's presidency, adding the challenge of Putinism under duress...

 
 
 

AGAINST THE CONSENSUS APPROACH TO HISTORY

In the mid-1940s, Edmund S. Morgan, a mild-mannered young historian, was teaching at Brown and making a name in the quiet field of...

RIGHT TO WORK ON A HOT PLANET

By 1961, Charles Koch had stacked up three engineering degrees and was back home in Wichita, Kansas, to join the family business of...

 
 
 

MITCH MCCONNELL IS KILLING THE FILIBUSTER

A good rule of thumb over the past five years is that if something strange can happen, then it probably will happen. One of those strange...

DEMOCRATS CAN PREACH “UNITY” AND STILL KILL THE FILIBUSTER

“His position has not changed,” White House press secretary Jenn Psaki said Friday when asked whether the president thought the Senate...

 
 
 

DON'T FIRE PEOPLE FOR DUMB TWEETS

On Wednesday, Will Wilkinson, a New York Times contributor and vice president at the center-right think tank the Niskanen Center made...

KILL COAL TO SAVE LIVES

On Tuesday, the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled that the Affordable Clean Energy, or ACE, rule-the Trump administration's attempt to relax...

 
 
 

WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT REPUBLICANS ARE TALKING ABOUT SECESSION AGAIN

A Democratic president just entered the White House, so it's time for Republican state officials to start discussing secession once...

What Can Sea Shanties Tell Us About Energy Transitions?

WHAT CAN SEA SHANTIES TELL US ABOUT ENERGY TRANSITIONS?

With 400,000 dead from Covid-19 and the nation still reeling from the raid on the U.S. Capitol, an odd corner of the internet has emerged...

 
 
 

DON'T WORRY ABOUT JOE MANCHIN

There is now a new most powerful person in the United States: Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia. With the Senate evenly split, Manchin,...

CAN THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS BRIEFING BE SAVED?

Just how low has the bar been set for the Biden administration? Look no further than the reaction to new press secretary Jen Psaki's...

 
 
 

WHY DONALD TRUMP IS ALREADY TEASING A 2024 CAMPAIGN

Donald Trump's final speech, at a kind of half-hearted miniature rally, ended on a fitting note. “Have a good life,” a dejected and...

THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF MEANINGLESS WORK

“When was the last time we really had terms with which or the occasion for questioning the quality of people's work?” Kathi Weeks,...

 
 
 

YOU DON'T HAVE TO LOVE YOUR JOB

“You don't have to like it,” my late father would tell my siblings and me when we complained about our jobs. “That's why it's called...

THE UNCERTAIN PROMISE OF BIDEN'S PRESIDENCY

Joe Biden's inaugural address was studded with words and sentences that were hard to imagine any other president expressing at any...

 
 
 



1 dead, several critically injured after tornado in Alabama

1 dead, several critically injured after tornado in Alabama

The damage is being evaluated to determine the strength of the tornado, the National Weather Service in Birmingham said. Read more ...

McConnell, Schumer inch closer to power-sharing deal after Dems back filibuster

McConnell, Schumer inch closer to power-sharing deal after Dems back filibuster

Talks between the top Senate Democrats and Republicans on a power-sharing agreement will move forward after a major sticking point in negotiations was resolved, Minority Leader... Read more ...

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has been banned from Twitter

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has been banned from Twitter

Twitter made its decision based on a new policy it enacted after the Capitol insurrection whereby people who repeatedly share election misinformation can be permanently banned. Read more ...

'I still have trouble with it': One year on, Lakers stars struggle to come...

'I still have trouble with it': One year on, Lakers stars struggle to come to terms with Kobe Bryant's death

One year on from the tragic helicopter crash that took Kobe Bryant, along with his daughter Gianna and seven others, those inside the Lakers organization still acutely feel the... Read more ...

UN chief urges global alliance to counter rise of neo-Nazis

UN chief urges global alliance to counter rise of neo-Nazis

Secretary-General Guterres urged coordinated global action on Monday to build an alliance against the growth and spread of white supremacy and the resurgence of xenophobia and... Read more ...

Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary

Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary

Janet Yellen has been confirmed as President Joe Biden's treasury secretary in an overwhelming Senate vote. She is the first woman to hold the job in the 232-year history of... Read more ...

At least five people injured in Oregon after vehicle hits multiple pedestrians

At least five people injured in Oregon after vehicle hits multiple pedestrians

A vehicle struck at least five people in Portland, Oregon, on Monday afternoon, authorities said. Read more ...

Amazon expanding in Boston, adding 3,000 new jobs

Amazon expanding in Boston, adding 3,000 new jobs

Amazon announced Tuesday that the company plans to expand its Boston Tech Hub and create more than 3,000 new corporate and technology jobs during the next several years. Read more ...

Police release video of Trey Songz allegedly assaulting officer at AFC...

Police release video of Trey Songz allegedly assaulting officer at AFC Championship game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - R&B artist Trey Songz is out of jail after spending Sunday night behind bars in Kansas City Sunday night. Kansas City attorney John O'Connor said he's... Read more ...

President Biden raises the bar on vaccines, suggesting US will get to 1.5...

President Biden raises the bar on vaccines, suggesting US will get to 1.5 million shots a day

President Joe Biden on Monday appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting that the nation could soon be vaccinating 1.5... Read more ...