Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019.
"This is an important recognition of what we know to be true—abortion care is essential healthcare."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"In times of national crisis, we have seen egregious acts that have...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"That problem, to put it bluntly, is that the people in power in state...


Not that we need it in a week that saw the anniversary of the West Texas fertilizer plant explosion and no less than three reports on the many public health risks posed by fracking, but here's more graphic proof of the dangers facing what remains our only planet. From EPA and Greenpeace data, a series of interactive maps showing thousands of facilities possessing "greater than certain threshold quantities of 140 chemicals" - a chilling phrase and number in and of itself - where a "catastrophic...