October 21, 2014

The U.S. Is Still Violating the Anti-Torture Treaty It Signed 20 Years Ago

And with good reason—we've been egregiously violating our treaty on torture for years. 

The Right-Wing Echo Chamber Extends Far Beyond Fox News
2:56 PM

Conservatives are way more locked in to one news source than liberals are.

Liberals Shouldn't Mock John Kasich's Obamacare Contradiction. They Should Celebrate It.
If only all Republicans were like the Ohio governor
1:38 PM

Embrace it!

A Reporter Got This Rare Interview With Chairman Mao in 1965, Even Though China Was Entirely Closed to the West
1:18 PM

Today, this would be like getting an exclusive interview with Kim Jong-Un. 

Two Reasons To Dial Back Ebola Hysteria
And one reason you shouldn't
7:38 AM

And an important reminder, too...

These Two World Leaders Are Laughing While the Planet Burns Up
Meet earth's worst climate villains
12:00 AM

They don't care one bit about our planet.

October 20, 2014

I'm a Black Journalist. I'm Quitting Because I'm Tired of Newsroom Racism.
10:00 PM

"White people often don’t even recognize when they’re saying or doing something that cuts their black colleagues to the bone."

America's Most Elusive Military Hero Finally Gets His Due
Even his heroism was somehow private
8:00 PM

Even his heroism was private. 

The Situation in Kobani Might Be Too Dire For Airdrops to Make a Difference
5:37 PM

The U.S. has airdropped in weapons, but it may be too late.