I'm a huge believer in the power of empathy--the ability to put yourself in another person's shoes, to see and feel from another person's perspective. It's an essential component of emotional intelligence,
It was easy to miss, but OMB demolishes the GOP’s deregulatory claims. President Donald Trump’s administration has been on a deregulatory bender, particularly when it comes to environmental regulations.
Jeff Sessions's tenure as attorney general shows how far to the right the Republican Party has swerved under Trump. This article is part of a weeklong series looking back at the first year of Donald Trump's
We can afford a trillion dollars in deficit-financed tax cuts. But "we don't have any money" for children's health care. On the Senate floor last week, just hours before Republicans passed a $1 trillion
After 187 episodes—and nearly half a billion views—Keith Olbermann signs off. I am confident now, even more so than I have been throughout the last year, that this nightmare presidency of Donald John will
After states pass laws permitting medical marijuana, drivers in those states become less likely to test positive for opioids after fatal car accidents, a new study from Columbia University's Mailman School
• Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater, the world's largest hedge fund, just published a note on the state of the US economy.• He noted that the bottom 60% of Americans are struggling, listing a litany
We’re not going to fix American democracy until we can explain why the GOP went crazy. In response to a recent essay I published here on Vox about the dangers of our current hyperpartisanship, Jonathan
We used to worry Trump listened to his generals too much. Turns out he may not listen to them enough. During his campaign for the White House, Donald Trump took the highly-unusual step of blasting America’s
This truth was on lurid display on Wednesday as the President laid out the broadest strokes of his upcoming tax proposal. "Lower taxes for American businesses means higher wages for American workers,"
Consumer Deciding on your college major or thinking about switching? You may want to consider Petroleum Engineering. According to new data from Bankrate’s The Cashlorette, this field touts the highest
How voters' fear of the opposing party enables Trump's bizarre behavior. Say what you will about President Donald Trump’s hiring of financier Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director,
Weimar Germany (the world in which the Nazis rose) had a lot of problems—intermittently high inflation, high unemployment, a highly factionalized media (much of which promoted racist conspiracy theories),
Watergate chronicler Elizabeth Drew on the constitutional crisis of 2017. Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher. Are we watching Watergate the rerun? Six months into
Happy Birthday, America, I guess. You’re old enough to know that you can’t always have a feel-good birthday. And let’s face it: This Fourth of July just isn’t going to be one of them. How could it be one
Understanding the extent of loneliness is important, insofar as this condition has been linked to elevated stress, impaired immune system function, inflammation, high blood pressure, depression, cognitive