President Donald Trump wants to create Space Force, a sixth branch of the military that would likely boost U.S. military capabilities and weaponry in space—if congress approves it.
In the wake of yet another tragic loss of a woman's life, police predictably advised people to “stay safe" by engaging in a range of “protective" strategies. Why is this a problem?
Free market ideology uses democratic vocabulary as propaganda, obscuring a non-democratic reality.
There’s no escaping its vast power and utility for the human enterprise. Stories, great tales, and songs have all been written about the all-mighty dollar. Here's 10 documentaries that we think you'll enjoy.
A study finds a link between intolerant attitudes among some Americans and support for anti-democratic measures and army rule.
A full-time minimum wage isn’t enough money to rent an averagely priced one-bedroom home anywhere in the U.S., according to an annual report issued this week by the National Low […]
Humanity is on the move. Fleeing war, oppression, poverty . . . millions worldwide leave their home countries daily in search of asylum. IT WILL BE CHAOS filmmakers Lorena Luciano and Filippo Piscopo on what this means for Europe and the world.
Most of history was multi-currency, with distinct currencies linked to cities, not countries. This now tends to be forgotten.
In about 500 pages of documents, Facebook responded to questions from U.S. senators about privacy, monopoly, and political discourse on the world’s largest social media platform.
Addiction Now has developed infographics based on a survey of 1,000 people who were asked what they thought would be appropriate sentences for drug crimes. It’s pretty different than what they really are.
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that AT&T may purchase Time Warner, without any conditions, arguing that the $85 billion deal doesn’t violate antitrust law.
We, for one, welcome our new pizza overlords.
In an unprecedented summit on Tuesday, North Korea has pledged to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, though the vague promise comes with significant concessions from the U.S.
It’s not clear, though, whether the “trailer” is meant to influence Kim Jong-un or #45’s fans. rn
We don’t have to stop inquiring or wondering about the far-flung vistas of reality, we just need to do it with some good old-fashioned logic.
More and more prosecutors across the US are going after the friends and family of those who die from a drug overdose. Is this practice morally acceptable?
On June 7th, the Canadian Senate will vote on Bill C-45. It is expected to pass, making Canada the first of the G7 nations to legalize recreational marijuana.
On Monday, the Supreme Court set aside the ruling against Jack Phillips, a baker who cited religious beliefs as the reason he refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding in 2012.
President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter on Monday that the Russia investigation is unconstitutional and that he has the right to pardon himself, even though he's "done nothing wrong!"
The teenager statistics are even more shocking.
Only 5-15% of the World Ocean’s floor has been mapped. This herculean effort is set to tackle our planet’s last frontier.
Walmart announced Wednesday that it will pay for its 1.4 million employees to attend college, a move that could help the company's tainted image.
President Donald Trump signed a 'right-to-try' bill on Wednesday, but some think the new law will do more harm than good.
Kim Kardashian is meeting with Jared Kushner and President Donald Trump on Wednesday to talk prison reform and the case of Alice Marie Johnson, who's service life for a nonviolent crime.
A new study argues that the working class are not prejudiced against immigrants and are more likely to help people.
After revealing new policies, Starbucks closed more than 8,000 of its stores Tuesday afternoon so some 175,000 employees could undergo racial bias training.
Support for increased gun control in the U.S. is slowly rising, but one group of Americans seems to change their minds faster than others.