The way environmentalist Craig Cox sees it, streams and rivers across much of the country are suffering from the side effects of growing our food. Yet the people responsible for that pollution, America's
Gloria Steinem defended Emma Watson after critics called her Vanity Fair cover anti-feminist. Emma Watson and her under-boobs had the internet up in arms last week, with critics suggesting a real feminist
The latest GDP numbers from the World Bank were released earlier this month, and today's visualization from HowMuch.net breaks them down to show the relative share of the global economy for each country.
Trade wars will be a disaster for American farmers. Rural America has backed Republicans for decades, but it gave unusually strong support to Donald Trump’s 2016 candidacy, with Iowa scoring the biggest
Here are the things we know about Melania Trump: She was born in Slovenia, though it was then part of Yugoslavia. She's a Taurus. She worked as a model, including starring in a Camel cigarette ad campaign.
#peoplepower #nomoreaskingdaddy #putyourbodieswhereyourbeliefsare On January 21, 2017, an estimated 500,000 women in pink hats gathered at the Women's March in Washington D.C. for the largest public rally
When the Chinese city of Shanghai took part in the three-yearly Pisa test of 15-year-olds' academic ability in 2009 and 2012 it topped the table in maths, leaving countries such as Germany the UK and US
We're all wishing we could dance like Jay Lavery. It was the afternoon of Dec. 30 when Jay Lavery shared a side of himself that, to that point, had only been known to close friends. Two weeks later, the
I finally stepped out of my progressive bubble—and now I understand why people hate “the liberal elite”
On Dec. 4, Italians went to the polls to decide on a reform referendum that would redefine the power of local governments and reduce the power of the senate. With a high turnout, my countrymen rejected
"So, what's it going to be?" My advisor looked at me expectantly, as if I was simply at a McDonald's needing to make the simple choice between a BigMac or a Quarter Pounder. "Let's run through the options,"
Cropland losses will have consequences especially for Asia and Africa, which will experience growing food insecurity as cities expand Our future crops will face threats not only from climate change, but
More than six months have passed since Jen and I purchased our Airstream, which we call Artemis, and hit the road full time. At this point, we're amazed at how easy trailer life has become. But it wasn't
There's no doubt that Albert Einstein was a pretty smart cookie -- he changed the world forever with his theory of relativity. But Einstein didn't just figure things out for his own benefit. He was a who
His education secretary pick, Betsy DeVos, is a fierce supporter of private schools and the voucher movement. She could end education as we know it Donald Trump, a self-described billionaire, wants billionaire
(CNN) — In the days following Donald Trump's presidential victory, students in Kansas chanted, "Trump won, you're going back to Mexico," to students from other countries, according to a high school teacher
Cranberries in crisis Keith Mann faces the same problem each year: frost. The icy condensation is detrimental to his crop in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, the birthplace of the modern American cranberry
Like the journalist Lucy Kellaway, I made a new career for myself in the classroom. I have no regrets – despite the challenges When I left the newsroom for the classroom, my farewell present, in keeping
The 2016 election exposed a chasm between urban and non-urban America that will likely widen under a Trump administration. The earthquake that elected Donald Trump has left the United States approaching