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How Twitter Degrades Discourse and Encourages Distortions: Illustrated by ex-Pentagon Official and NYU Law Professor Ryan Goodman

There are multiple reasons political discourse is degraded by the fact that it now plays out primarily on Twitter, reasons that are inherent in that site’sformat and functiona...

Report: Urgent FBI Investigation Into Russian Interference Delayed Clinton Email Revelations Until Days Before 2016 Election

It has been one of the lingering mysteries of the 2016 campaign: Why did the FBI wait until 11 days before the election to announce a new batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails in ...

Jessica Robertson Got Sick Working as an Inspector at a Poultry Plant. Now She’s Speaking Out to Defend Workers Exposed to Chemicals.

Like many people in Sanpete County, Utah, a rural area roughly 100 miles south of Salt Lake City, Jessica Robertson likes to spend her Sundays in church. Unlike many of them, ...

What Mueller’s Latest Indictment Reveals About Russian and U.S. Spycraft

On Friday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller, as part of his investigation into interference with the 2016 presidential election, charged 12 Russian military intelligence officer...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders are Trying to Prove Their Case in Kansas

After defying the odds in the Bronx and Queens, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is hitting the road. In her first campaign trip to another congressional district since her June 26 pr...

Her 13-Year Old Son Is In America. She Is Stranded In Djibouti. What Can a Yemeni Mother Do?

President Donald Trump’s travel ban put an ocean between Maleka Alafif and her 13-year-old son, Daoud. He received a visa to join his U.S. citizen father, but she was rejected...

Brett Kavanaugh Repeatedly Ruled in Favor of the Security State, Most Recently for the CIA — and Against Me

On a Mondayafternoon, on July 9,the D.C. Court of Appeals handed down a 2-1 decision against me and in favor of theCIA in a long-running Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. At...

Maryland’s GOP Governor Recently Opposed Trump on Immigration, but His Record Tells a Different Story

Maryland’s Republican Gov. Larry Hogan made national headlines in June when he recalled his state’s National Guard unit of four soldiers from the southern U.S. border. The onl...

Tennessee Plans to Restart Executions By Killing a Man With Mental Illness

Tennessee plans to kill Billy Ray Irick next month by lethal injection. If the execution goes through on August 9, a few weeks before his 60th birthday, he will be the seventh...

With Last Charges Against J20 Protesters Dropped, Defendants Seek Accountability for Prosecutors

Last Friday afternoon,the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia dismissed charges against the 39 remaining J20 Inauguration Day protesters under indictment, brin...

Republicans’ Slavish Loyalty to Trump in the Russia Investigation May Permanently Deprive Congress of its Oversight Role

In 2008, a Russian tax law expert named Sergei Magnitsky accused Russian officials and organized crime figures of a $230 million tax fraud as part of a scheme to seize assets ...

Delaware’s Senate Primary Features Working-Class Challenger Kerri Evelyn Harris Against Corporate-Funded Incumbent Tom Carper

Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, will face hostile opposition from many Democratic senators during his confirmation process.This will not ...

Brett Kavanaugh, Who Has Ruled Against Campaign Finance Regulations, Could Bring an Avalanche of Big Money to Elections

The elevation of D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court could have a profound impact on the rules governing the American democratic system.

MSNBC Does Not Merely Permit Fabrications Against Democratic Party Critics. It Encourages and Rewards Them.

During the 2016 primary and general election campaigns, various MSNBChosts were openly campaigning for Hillary Clinton.One of the network’s programs featured Malcolm Nance, wh...

DuPont’s Museum of Disastrous Chemistry Continues to Spread Its Poison

Covered with storage tanks, smoke stacks, and holding pools, the old Chambers Works manufacturing site in southern New Jersey is an eyesore. From the bridge crossing the Delaw...

A Guatemalan Family Faces Endless Obstacles as They Struggle to Recover a 9-Year-Old Boy From U.S. Custody

The couple walked into Emily Fanjoy’s office carrying a shopping bag full of receipts and scribbled paperwork. Fanjoy, a social service provider in the coastal Oregon city of ...

Our Country, Our Stories: In New Memoirs, Syrians Describe Life — and Death — in Wartime

The war in Syria, now in its eighth year, has been punctuated by a series of grisly massacres — so many that it has become nearly impossible to keep track. But the massacre of...

Ethiopia Touts Good Conditions in Factories for Brands Like H&M and Calvin Klein, but Workers Scrape By On $1 a Day

HAWASSA, Ethiopia — Five years ago this spring, Rana Plaza, an eight-story building in Bangladesh that housed several factories making clothing for Western brands, collapsed o...

A ‘Reckless’ Fracking Company, Poisoned Springs, and a Family Forced to Buy Water at Walmart

Driving west along the Pennsylvania Turnpike from Harrisburg to rural Washington County, sign after sign pitted energy companies against environmentalists. An evil-looking clo...

Right-Wing, Business-Funded Groups Are Preparing to Use the Janus Decision to Bleed Unions, Internal Documents Show

Just moments after the Janus vs. AFSCME ruling came down, several conservative think tankslaunched campaigns to leverage the pivotal Supreme Court decision as a means of starv...

After Janus, the Country’s Largest Public-Sector Union Takes Stock of its Movement

The annual meeting of the National Education Association,the country’s largest public-sector union, held in Minnesota this week was much more high stakes than in years past. T...

Young Leftist Candidates Are Breathing New Radicalism Into Stale Climate Politics

On the same day that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won an upset victory in her primary against Wall Street-friendly incumbent Joe Crowley — one of the most powerful Democrats in th...

The Trump Administration Is Reshaping the Country Under the Guise of National Security. The Energy Sector Is Next.

The Trump administration is unilaterally reshaping the United States under the cover of national security.TheWhite House’s justification for its “zero tolerance” policy of sep...

How the Saudi-Qatari Rivalry Has Fueled the War in Syria

The Western debate over the protracted Syrian war has often taken place online or, worse still, on social media. As a result, it has become increasingly simplified and polariz...

Julia Salazar Is Looking to Land the Next Blow Against the New York Democratic Machine

Julia Salazar, a candidate for the New York state Senate, was standing outside a barbershop in her North Brooklyn neighborhood one recent afternoon, when a barber looked up an...

“Dad, I’m Never Going to See You Again” — Two Brazilian Boys Describe Living Through Family Separation

Early last week, Amy Maldonado, an immigration attorney from Michigan, paid a visit to the office of the Heartland Alliance International Children’s Center in Chicago. Maldona...

Poland’s New Surveillance Law Targets Personal Data of Environmental Advocates, Threatening U.N. Climate Talks

A new Polish law with sweeping surveillance measures threatens free speech and the success of an important climate conference scheduled to take place in Katowice, Poland, late...

Data Suggest That Gentrifying Neighborhoods Powered Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Victory

Whencanvassersfor the campaign of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reconvened in the Bronx last Tuesday evening, they swapped stories about what they’d seen. With no exit polling, ane...

The Threat of International Adoption for Migrant Children Separated From Their Families

When news reports first began to emerge that 81 of the migrant children recently separated from their parents had been sent into the care of one of the largest adoption agenci...

“Set the Babies Free!” — Tensions Escalate on the Border as Immigrant Parents Search for Separated Children

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order last week ending the separation of migrant parents from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border, advocates and concern...

Trump’s “Shithole Countries” Remark Is at the Center of a Lawsuit to Reinstate Protections for Immigrants

When President Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and an assortment of African nations as “shithole countries” during a closed-door meeting with congressional leader...

Two Boys Sue the U.S. Government for Separating Them From Their Fathers

Inside the Heartland International Children’s Rescue Center in Chicago, Illinois, two young boys sit and wait. One is 15 years old. The other is 9. Their fathers are more than...

Federal Judge Frees Salvadoran Teen Accused of Gang Ties, Pens Lengthy Rebuke of His Detention by ICE

Ramon Arevalo Lopez arrived in the United States when he was 17 after fleeing gang violence in his native El Salvador. As is procedure when minors enter the country unaccompan...

With “Muslim Ban” Ruling, Trump’s White Supremacy Has Moved From the Campaign Trail to the Supreme Court

Welcome to the White Supremacy Court. On Monday, the court’s conservative majority produced a 5-4 ruling in favor of racially gerrymandered congressional maps in Texas. On Tue...

DNA Testing Might Help Reunite Families Separated by Trump. But It Could Create a Privacy Nightmare.

In the face of the Trump administration’s neglect and indifference toward the reunification of the thousands of immigrant families it has forcibly separated, some lawmakers, a...

Trump Aims to Dismantle Protections for Immigrant Kids and Radically Expand the Family Detention System

Amid mounting outrage overthe systematic separation of thousands of migrant children from their parents, Kirstjen Nielsen, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security...

In New York, Women are Taking on the New York Machine. But EMILY’s List is Staying on the Sidelines.

When Liuba Grechen Shirley decided toseek the Democratic nomination torun for Congress against the GOP’s Long Island mainstay, Peter King, she faced all the usual structural b...

The FBI Is Using Unvetted, Right-Wing Blacklists to Question Activists About Their Support for Palestine

Ahmad Aburas was sitting in class one evening in September 2016 when a security officer at Seton Hall Law School, the New Jersey school that Aburas attends, came to get him. G...

South Carolina Congressional Runoff Signals a Pro-Palestine Shift Among Democrats

Foreign policy isn’t exactly Congress’s strong suit. Few lawmakers enter thelegislature prepared to debate the ins and outs of arms transfers, trade, or international aid. On ...

Backed by Obama Alums, a Law-and-Order Candidate Aims to Topple Progressive Leaders in Baltimore

Robbyn Lewis’s appointment to the Maryland General Assembly in late 2016 was met with excitement. The first black woman to ever hold office in Maryland’s 46th Legislative Dist...

An Abused Woman Came to the U.S. Seeking Asylum. The Government Took Her 5-Year-Old Son. This Is How She Got Him Back.

A Guatemalan woman whose child was taken from her last month by immigration authorities in Texas after coming to the U.S. seeking asylum was released after 38 days in detentio...

State Election Officials Didn’t Know About Russian Hacking Threat Until They Read It in the News, Emails Show

Voters across thecountry were shocked to learn last year, through the disclosure of a top-secret NSA document,details ofan intricate plot by Russian military hackers toinfiltr...

The U.S. Has Conducted 550 Drone Strikes in Libya Since 2011 — More Than in Somalia, Yemen, or Pakistan

The United States has conducted approximately 550 drone strikes in Libya since 2011, more than in Somalia, Yemen, or Pakistan, according to interviews and an analysis of open-...

Georgia’s Leading GOP Candidate For Governor is On an Anti-Sanctuary Crusade

In the days leading up to Georgia’s gubernatorial primary last month, one of the candidates, state Sen. Michael Williams, made national headlines for a “deportation bus” that ...

The U.S. Has Taken More Than 3,700 Children From Their Parents — and Has No Plan for Returning Them

The Trump administration’sprogram of systematically separating migrant children from their parents is steadily expanding, government officials confirmed Tuesday. Under Attorne...

Fetishizing “Identity Politics” Could Cost Democrats in 2020

The 2016 Bernie Sanders campaign terraformed the landscape of political possibility: Socialist is no longer a slur, “Medicare for All” is a litmus test for 2020 hopefuls, and ...

MoveOn Endorses Democratic Primary Challenger to the Potential Next Speaker of the House

The largest online progressive organization in the United States is breaking with House Democratic leadership and endorsing a primary challenge to Rep. Joe Crowley of New York...

Alabama’s Lynching Memorial and the Legacy of Racial Terror in the South

A week before the crowds arrived in Montgomery for the opening of the National Memorialfor Peace and Justice, a monument to victims of lynching in the United States, Alabama p...

The Intra-Democratic War Over Personnel Zeroes In on Chuck Schumer

Liberal groups have grown concerned that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will squander his power to recommend Democratic nominees for financial regulatory commissions by ...

How Bernie Sanders Evolved on Criminal Justice Reform

Many years ago, an editor gave me some sage but surprising advice. He told me not to meet face-to-face with politicians. He said although I was a fierce critic, the moment I m...

How People Close to Joe Crowley Have Gotten Rich While the Queens Boss Has Risen in Congress

The rise ofCongressman Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., has coincided with lucrative lobbying contracts for his younger brother,John Crowley, an attorney who goes by the first name Sean, ...

New York Gang Database Expanded by 70 Percent Under Mayor Bill de Blasio

The New York Police Department has quietly expanded its gang database under Mayor Bill de Blasio, targeting tens of thousands of young people of color for increased surveillan...

New York Gang Prosecutions Use Conspiracy Charges to Criminalize Whole Communities

Defendants like Carletto Allen are not supposed to go to trial. The 23-year old Bronx man was already in jail on a pending gun charge when hundreds of NYPD officers and federa...

Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” Crackdown Won’t Stop Border Crossings but It Could Break the Courts

A little over two months ago, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an order to U.S. prosecutors with the potential to break the core functions of the Department of Justice. T...

“Alt-Right” and Anti-Fascists Unite Against Lawsuit Designed to Prevent Another Charlottesville

Last August, emboldened by the election of President Donald Trump, the white supremacist movement stepped out of the shadows to take to the streets of a quiet college town in ...

Kevin de León Struggles for Oxygen in Senate Run As Establishment Closes Ranks Around Dianne Feinstein

Last Saturday morning, Kevin de León, thecandidate challenging Dianne Feinstein for a U.S. Senate seat she’s held for more than half of his life, traveled to Carson, Californi...

Despite Backlash for Working With Trump, Activists Say Prison Reform Can’t Wait

Veda Ajamu was in her car about to leave work in January 2017 when she paused to check her email on her phone. She found a message containing bad news. Her younger brother, Ro...

Lacking Birth Control Options, Desperate Venezuelan Women Turn to Sterilization and Illegal Abortion

Darling was up at 4:30 a.m. on a warm and windy April morning, breastfeeding her 1-year-old baby in the one-bedroom house she shared with her three children and her sick mothe...

ICE Detention Center Is Creating Obstacles to Ramadan Observance for Muslim Detainees, Lawyers Say

When an inmateat the Glades County Detention Center requests a Bible, the turnaround is about as rapid as one would expect, often with the chaplain’s personal involvement. Ask...

Julián Castro Is Headed to Iowa, but He Thinks the Path to the White House Runs Through the Southwest

Flanked by conga drums and keyboards at the Hispanicize conference in Miami in April, the former secretary of Housing and Urban Development and former mayor of San Antonio Jul...

Animal Rights Activists Face Multiple Felony Charges, Brought by Prosecutors With Ties to Smithfield Foods

Six animal rights activists in California have been charged withmultiple felony counts in two separate criminal cases brought by Utah prosecutors last month. If convicted, the...

A Split Among Labor Groups Has Made a Maryland Primary Suddenly Contentious

What was once thought to be a quiet Democratic primary in Prince George’s County, Maryland, has turned into a competitive race for the county’s highest elected official — than...

Cop Who Wore Pro-Police Brutality T-Shirt at J20 Trial Was Previously Accused of Police Brutality

When officer William Chatman, of Washington’s Metropolitan Police Department, walked into the atrium of the D.C. Superior Courton May 21, heads turned. A few minutes earlier, ...

Colorado’s Democratic Party Kingmaker Is a Fracking Lawyer. What Could Go Wrong?

Ken Salazar is one of the most understated and unassuming political figures west of the Mississippi. He’s also one of the most powerful. When he was chosen to head Hillary Cl...

Massive Truckers’ Strike Exposes Political Chaos as Brazil Gears Up for Elections in October

It’s rush hour in Brazil’s largest cities. But the traffic, which is nearly always chaotic, is flowing smoothly. It’s as if the inhabitants have fled some lethal epidemic: The...

Rep. Ro Khanna to Introduce Compromise “Jobs for All” Bill

Ro Khanna, the Silicon Valleymember of Congresswho has been pushing the boundaries of progressive policy in the House, is wading into the debate over a federal job guarantee w...

Reality Winner Has Been in Jail for a Year. Her Prosecution Is Unfair and Unprecedented.

This is a tale of two defendants and two systems of justice. Christmas was coming, and Paul Manafort wanted to spend the holiday with his extended family in the Hamptons, wher...

Out of Poverty and Onto the Ballot: the New Wave of Working-Class Candidates Trying to Take Congress

The first Wednesday in August was a busy one for David Trone. In the morning, Trone, the co-founder of retail chain Total Wine & More, which has made him very wealthy, announc...

In Three California House Races, Wealthy Democrats Have Spent $16 Million of Their Own Money So Far

Herbert Lee is a gastroenterologist with practices in Irvine and Rowland Heights, California. Sometime in 2018 – it’s not clear when – Dr. Lee decided he wanted to becomeRep. ...

Student Protesters in Puerto Rico Face Trial as Government Criminalizes Dissent

With the second round of trials underway in Washington, D.C., for protesters charged in connection with the J20 demonstrations against Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration...

Indigenous Women Have Been Disappearing for Generations. Politicians Are Finally Starting to Notice.

Women on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state didn’t have any particular term for the way the violent deaths and sudden disappearances of their sisters, mothers, ...

There’s Plenty of Evidence That Donald Trump Has Sought to Block the Russia Investigation, But it Will Take More Than That to Bring Him Down

One of the most important things to understand about Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating the Trump-Russia case, is that he helped nail New York mob boss John Got...

An Advocacy Group for Startups Is Funded by Google and Run by Ex-Googlers

A Washington-based advocacy organization that purports to be a voice for startup tech companies is actually a sock puppet for Google, according to a report released Wednesdayt...

Trump’s Gag Rule Would Pressure Medical Providers to Withhold Information on Abortion and Birth Control

The Trump administration launched its latest attack on women’s rights this week, introducing a so-called domestic gag rule for providers that receive Title X family planning f...

Hidden Horrors of “Zero Tolerance” — Mass Trials and Children Taken From Their Parents

Federal Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan is in his 60s, with a bright-pink face and a crisp, friendly manner — though lately he has been making disconcerting little mistakes ...

U.S. Law Cutting Aid to Palestinians Punishes Any and All Resistance to Israeli Occupation

Bashar Masalha lay subdued on a strip of grass along the beachfront promenade of Jaffa, Israel, the ancient Mediterranean port that was swallowed up by the development of Tel ...

In a California House Race, the Democratic Party’s Candidate is Going to War Against Elizabeth Warren’s

Last week, the California Democratic Party announced an unusual agreement between two candidates in the 39th Congressional District, Gil Cisneros and Andy Thorburn, who had be...

In Apple Mail, There’s No Protecting PGP-Encrypted Messages

It’s been nearly two weeks since a group of European researchers published a paper describing “EFAIL,” a set of critical software vulnerabilities that allow encrypted email me...

The Untold Story of Japan’s Secret Spy Agency

Every week in Tokyo’s Ichigaya district, about two miles east of the bright neon lights and swarming crowds in the heart of Shibuya, a driver quietly parks a black sedan-style...

Party Leaders Are Not Strategic Geniuses, They Just Really Like Moderates, New Research Finds

The battle between grassroots Democratic activists and Washington-based party leaders continued to unfold Tuesday night, with the national party notching some rear-guard victo...

With Medal of Honor, SEAL Team 6 Rewards a Culture of War Crimes

On May 7, the White House announced that President Donald Trump would award a retired SEAL Team 6 sniper and a deceased Air Force combat controller the Medal of Honor, the nat...

A Primary Against the Machine: A Bronx Activist Looks to Dethrone Joseph Crowley, the King Of Queens

The global financial system was said to be on the brink of a complete meltdown. From the press gallery overlooking the House floor, Rep. Joseph Crowley’s glistening dome could...

From Pittsburgh to Flint, the Dire Consequences of Giving Private Companies Responsibility for Ailing Public Water Systems

The lead crises in Flint and Pittsburgh have many unfortunate parallels. Residents of both cities unknowingly drank water with high levels of the potent neurotoxin, which has ...

Chuck Schumer Is the Worst Possible Democratic Leader on Foreign Policy at the Worst Possible Time

President Trump chose Gina Haspel, who supervised torture during the George W. Bush administration, to run the Central Intelligence Agency. He violated and withdrew from the I...

In Texas Runoff, National Democrats Back Former Republican Over Grassroots Math Teacher

In late April, a conservative Texas think tank sued the city of Austin to block a new ordinance that, starting October 1, would give employees the right to take eight paid sic...

How My Cannabis Prescription Made Me Realize That Weed Should Be Decriminalized

Have you ever seen the Batman movie, “Dark Knight Rises”? In it, Bruce Wayne, after a life of putting his body on the line fighting bad guys, needs to see the doctor. He’s in ...

Gina Haspel and the Fiction of a Feminist CIA

Since the announcement of Gina Haspel as the Trump Administration’s nominee to lead the CIA, the White House, the agency, and its defenders have leaned heavily on the fact of ...

U.S. Navy Reserve Doctor on Gina Haspel Torture Victim: “One of the Most Severely Traumatized Individuals I Have Ever Seen”

An American doctor and Naval reserve officer who has done extensive medical evaluation of a high-profile prisoner who was tortured under the supervision of Gina Haspel private...

Qatari Investor: Michael Cohen Asked Me For a Million Dollars

In the blink of a Michael Avenatti tweet, Ahmed Al-Rumaihi has suddenly found himself internet-famous. It began on Sunday evening, when the attorney for adult film star Stormy...

Scott Pruitt’s Policy Director at EPA Met with Hundreds of Industry Representatives, Emails Show

Acache of internal Environmental Protection Agency communications shows that the embattled agency administrator Scott Pruitt isn’t the only one who has been in frequent contac...

Bill Aimed at Saving Community Banks Is Already Killing Them

After initial reluctance, House Republicans have finally reached an agreement to move forward on a bipartisan bank deregulation bill that the Senate passed in March. Its state...

Oliver North Worked With Cocaine Traffickers to Arm Terrorists. Now He’ll Be President of the NRA.

The National Rifle Association has always been clear about drugs: They’re terrifying. Last year, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre darkly warnedthat members of drug gangs “are infiltrati...

Ahead of Vote on Gina Haspel, Senate Pulls Access to Damning Classified Memo

As the Senate prepares for a Wednesday vote on whether to confirm Gina Haspel as director of the CIA, the Senate Intelligence Committee has restricted access to a classified m...

No End in Sight: An Egyptian Man’s Ordeal in ICE Custody and the Plight of Indefinite Immigration Detention

Mohammed Abdalla-Omran’s efforts to make a new life for himself in the United States were abruptly disrupted in August 2012, when Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents sh...

Mass ICE Raids Leave a Trail of Misery and Broken Communities

A month after dozens of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents surrounded a meatpacking plant in Morristown, Tennessee, and detained 97 men and women who worked there...

You Can’t Handle the Truth About Facebook Ads, New Harvard Study Shows

After it emerged that Facebook user data was illicitly harvested to help elect Donald Trump, the company offered weeks of apologies,minor reforms to how it shares such informa...

Business Is Booming for the U.K.’s Spy Tech Industry

Driving into Cheltenham from the west, it is hard to miss the offices of Government Communications Headquarters, or GCHQ, the United Kingdom’s surveillance agency. The large, ...

How Customs and Border Protection Illegally Tried to Unmask a Rogue Twitter Account

When the Department of Homeland Security’s attempt to unmask an irksome Twitter account imploded last year, few within the agency were surprised, according to newly released r...

A Pro-Choice Woman is Running Against a Male Democrat Who Voted to Restrict Abortion. Why Are Women’s Groups Silent?

When Kara Eastman, a community activist, decided to run for Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District, a swing seat surrounding metro Omaha, she wasconfident that pro-choice group...

Amid National Uprising, Teachers Just Took a Major Step Toward Organizing Charter Schools

The fight over charter schools is often just as much a battle over unions. Charter school operators and funders take relatively clear anti-union positions, and the absence of ...