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Economists Worry Covid-19 May End Standardized Testing Altogether

However, test scores are effectively useless.

Steven Singer ·


This Is What Happens to Child Migrants Found Alone at the US Border

Legally, the U.S. is obligated to care for these children from the moment they arrive until they turn 18, according to carefully defined procedures.

Randi Mandelbaum ·


The Climate Crisis Has Gone Critical

Human-induced climate change has gotten so bad that our only hope isn’t to reverse it, but to simply save what we can.

David Helvarg ·


Congress Should Ensure a Better Medicare

A low out-of-pocket cap in Medicare would save lives and help millions of lower and middle-income people with Medicare who are skipping needed care.

Bill Kadereit ·


At The Olympics, Dr. Biden Should Be an Ambassador for Vaccine Equity

Dr. Biden should arrive with a message of global unity to tackle the virus, and a clear signal that the U.S. will lead rich nations in ensuring that everyone, everywhere has access to COVID-19 vaccines.

Liza Barrie ·


We Better Control Machines Before They Control Us

Artificial intelligence wants you (and your job).

John Feffer ·


Misinformation's Deadly Profit Motive

Big Tech companies continually put profits and growth over the safety of their users. We cannot wait for more people to die before we take action.

Jessica González ·


Billionaire Space Race: The Ultimate Symbol of Flawed Capitalism

Despite overwhelming evidence that relentless expansion is undermining nature and driving us towards a devastating climate emergency, the "fairytales of eternal growth" still reign supreme.

Tim Jackson ·


The Strange Case of Attorney General Merrick Garland

In his brief time in office, he has acted like a partisan Republican. Why?

Mike Lofgren ·


Rachel Robinson, First Lady of Baseball, Turns 99

Rachel Robinson was not only Jackie's partner, she is also a feminist and civil rights crusader.

Peter Dreier ·

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