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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

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

“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

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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

In 2015, the most recent year measured, 100 percent of Millikan’s Latino and economically disadvantaged students graduated, along with 96 percent of white and 95 percent of black students. more

Jul 21, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 1 Comments

Impeachment is an essential instrument of democracy, designed by the founders as an important check on executive power. And the time to use it is now. more

Jul 21, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 3 Comments

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CHRISTINA CHUNG

The Japanese government has started to move people back into Fukushima, though their safety is not assured. Next time, where will the meltdowns be? more

Jun 1, 2017 11:52 PM Magazine

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Anne Lambelet

We're delighted to share some of Terry Tempest Williams's latest work. Read her lovely and heart-wrenching essay about the birthplace of conservation. more

Jun 1, 2017 11:48 PM Magazine 1 Comments

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WESLEY BATES

Farming, because of the uniqueness and fragility of each one of the world’s myriad of small places, has to involve a creaturely affection and care. What does that look like? The remarkable novelist, critic, and poet Wendell Berry has ideas. more

Jun 1, 2017 6:00 AM Magazine

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JONATHAN BARTLETT

Most marine scientists now believe 75 percent of the world’s coral reefs will be dead due to accelerating climate change by mid-century. Half are already gone. But that's not the end of the story. more

May 23, 2017 11:54 PM Magazine 2 Comments

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FRACTRACKER ALLIANCE

Within months, the land was denuded. Then came the blasting, the dust, and a 24/7 industrial soundtrack... more

May 23, 2017 11:53 PM Magazine

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