Bring back Eisenhower socialism

Conservatives want you to believe not having to choose between paying for rent or medicine is Soviet-style tyranny.

Always connected with thousands of ‘friends’ — yet feeling all alone

Millennials and Gen Zers say they often feel isolated even when surrounded by friends — both real and virtual. Some experts suggest examining how millennials and Generation Z use social media.

A Medicare for all rally

There’s a new ‘Medicare-for-all’ bill in the House. Why does it matter?

Members of the House offered a version of a “Medicare-for-all” bill that is broader than what’s been put forth by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

In the battle against opioids, saving lives must come first

Safe injection sites and medication-assisted treatment may be controversial, but they work. We need them now.

America can afford a Green New Deal – here’s how

Democrats are proposing an ambitious decarbonization plan that critics are calling unaffordable. A green economist explains how the U.S. could pay for it.

3 things schools should teach about America’s history of white supremacy

Schools do a poor job of teaching about America’s legacy of white supremacy, and the blackface scandal of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is proof, a scholar who researches racial discrimination says.

Ryan Zinke

Former Trump officials are supposed to avoid lobbying. But 33 haven’t.

The former officials — including ex-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke — have found ways to sidestep the administration’s ethics pledge. At least 18 of them are now registered federal lobbyists and the rest work in jobs that closely resemble lobbying.

Americans go to Mexico to buy insulin at a fraction of U.S. cost

For one patient, a three-month supply of insulin is $3,700 in the U.S. versus $600 in Mexico. But is it legal?

ICE detainees on hunger strike are being force-fed, just like Guantánamo detainees before them

Alleged ‘enemy combatants’ held at Guantánamo Bay who went on hunger strikes to protest their indefinite detention were force-fed by the US military. Today, ICE is force-feeding immigrant detainees.

The federal National Emergencies Act is not a blank check

The National Emergencies Act doesn’t give the president unlimited power to declare a national emergency even when no emergency exists.