War & Peace

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Defense Secretary Mark Esper attends the Medal of Honor ceremony to be awarded to U.S. Army Sergeant Major Thomas Payne in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on September 11, 2020. (Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)
"It's unconscionable that the department would prioritize defense contractor wish lists over the health and safety of the American people."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Guyanese President Irfaan Ali and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meet during a joint news conference in the capital, Georgetown, on September 18, 2020. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)
Pompeo says the joint naval and air patrols in the disputed, oil-rich region...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Social and environmental justice groups opposed to Shell's plans to drill for fossil fuels in Arctic waters organized a protest in kayaks on the shores of Seattle's Elliot Bay in 2015. (Photo: Greenpeace)
"BP, Shell, and Total are still drilling us into a deeper climate emergency,...


As thousands pay tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first woman, and Jew, to lie in state, we seek to find light where we can amidst the grief, dread, fury, rubble. There's resolve to Block Barrett. There's hard truth: "When the people speak, the Court listens," and they'll only save us if we fight for it. And there's the kids, heartbreaking and uplifting and reverential in their RBG collars, who with their parents came to honor " what America should be," and who give us hope.

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