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Yoichi Okamoto, LBJ Library

Fifty years ago President Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967.  Now, Donald Trump is threatening the future of our national broadcasting system. more

Nov 6, 2017 9:10 AM Magazine

Cities across the country have passed laws meant to crack down not on homelessness but on its visibility. more

Nov 1, 2017 4:00 PM Magazine

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DeVos has spent a lot of money to advance rightwing social engineering. more

Nov 1, 2017 3:11 PM Magazine

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BRAD DUNLEVY

The defense claims a young Muslim man went to great lengths to reject the ‘FBI-orchestrated terrorism plot’ that informants pushed on him. more

Nov 1, 2017 3:00 PM Magazine

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“Courts have no problem if I stand up and say I want the death penalty. But call for mercy, and I feel like an enemy of the state.” more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 2 Comments

“I still believe that Democrats can get out of their own way, stop being centrist, and really answer the call of the people.” more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

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RYAN GARCIA

The low pay received by many restaurant workers is no accident. Operating in the background of the industry is a powerful lobbying organization determined to keep wages low and benefits skimpy. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:59 PM Magazine

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Mike Tofanelli

This summer I decided to leave my comfort zone, geographically and ideologically, and take a road trip. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:53 PM Magazine

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JEFF ABBOTT

As a result of Trump's the politics, there are fewer migrants heading north through Mexico, but greater violence against them. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:43 PM Magazine

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REESE ERLICH

Trump would have the world believe that Venezuela represents a battle between democracy and dictatorship. But the reality is far more complicated. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:24 PM Magazine 2 Comments

Here are a few examples of how mainstream media distort the news. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:20 PM Magazine

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Amanda Boehm-Garcia

A four-year degree will take the average borrower twenty-one years to repay. Student loan debt is the second largest consumer debt in the nation, more than what’s owed on credit cards or auto loans. more

Sep 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 2 Comments

The students, from over 40 countries, see that the United States is just as susceptible to populist tyranny and tin-pot despotism as the nations in Africa and Central America that they fled. And they want to protect the U.S. from that happening. more

Aug 31, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

Indivisible has emerged as the public face of citizen resistance to Trump...And they used the Tea Party playbook. more

Aug 18, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

“Comedians can say things journalists can’t...They cut right to the chase, tell you what’s going on—and make you laugh about it.” more

Aug 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

Funny he's so focused on preserving certain monuments, because otherwise the President appears dead-set on wrecking all things beautiful, with neither the hindsight nor the foreknowledge to recognize the danger in doing so. more

Aug 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

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Katie Cooney

When the issue is hurt feelings, attempts to restrict who is allowed to say what are doomed to incoherence. more

Aug 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 1 Comments

So much around Trump seems to be incompetent, chaotic—we hear these words all the time—but on the economic front, it’s methodical. And because we all have our eyes fixed on the Trump show, we are not following the money nearly enough. more

Jul 27, 2017 9:00 AM Magazine

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The industry is tarring public health advocates and reporters as anti-science for raising issues the public needs to understand. That should worry us all. more

Jul 21, 2017 6:00 PM Magazine 41 Comments

Two decades ago, Rush Limbaugh and his echo chorus were all over the airwaves in the wake of Bill Clinton’s escapades, screaming that “character matters.” Now character doesn’t seem to matter at all. more

Jul 21, 2017 5:15 PM Magazine 3 Comments

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