My wife and I recently had the tremendous misfortune of needing to buy a car. Car prices, you may know, reached an all-time high between this year and last.
Republican ‘Solutions’ Will Make Inflation Worse
An Ugly New Era of “States’ Rights”
The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade — and with it, half a century of constitutional precedent.
Media, Take Note: The GOP Is Now Openly Aligned Against Democracy
If you’re the sort of person who follows the news, you’ve probably heard a good bit lately about podcaster Joe Rogan, Neil Young’s fight with Spotify, and maybe a little about Russia and Ukraine.
A Few Magnificent Things That Happened in 2021
It would be easy to survey the end of 2021 and see another year in wreckage. There’s the pandemic that won’t end. Rising inflation. Climate disasters. A democracy that looks creakier by the day.
The Day I Became Anti-War: A personal recollection of the day that launched the Iraq War — and its lessons for us 18 years later.
Most of us who were alive then remember where we were on the morning of the 9/11 attacks. As we mark the 18th anniversary of the Iraq War this March, I wonder how many also remember where we were that day.
Who’s Afraid of ‘Socialism’?
For decades, Republicans have painted anyone left of Barry Goldwater as a “socialist.” Why? Because for a generation raised on the Cold War, “socialist” just seemed like a damaging label.
End the Wars, Win the Antiwar Vote
Like anyone else who was around that day, I can tell you exactly where I was on 9/11.
The Case for Impeachment Goes Way Beyond Ukraine
“Has Trump finally gone too far?” There’s a headline you’ve seen a thousand times.
OPINION: It’s Good To Argue About (And Criticize) Presidents (Like Bush) When They Die
Our death rituals for public figures are evolving.