Opinion: I Walked Through The Desert To Make It To America. Then They Took Me To The Icebox.
Coming to a new country is like coming into a stranger’s home. At the US border, we are not treated like guests, and we're barely treated like humans.
Opinion: The Meat Industry Wants To Censor Your Veggie Burger
A new range of plant-based burgers are taking off among eaters and investors. In response, the meat industry is calling for censorship.
Opinion: Our Mass Shooting Culture Makes Me Constantly Worry When I'm In A Public Space
Over the years, my anxiety over mass shootings has become a sort of continual low-level hum. And I know that I'm not alone.
Opinion: To Save Journalism, Break Up Silicon Valley
Donald Trump makes no secret of his hatred for journalists, but his administration's investigation into the power of Big Tech is long overdue.
Opinion: Silicon Valley Is Giving Big Bucks To Mayor Pete
His persona fits neatly with Silicon Valley’s own political identity: outwardly progressive, but without much evident anger at the new American oligarchy.
Opinion: We Put ICE Detention Centers Into "Orange Is The New Black." Now I'm Heading Back To One.
I first visited an ICE detention facility so I could write it into the show. Then the show ended and I returned, alone, on a different kind of mission.
Opinion: Defend Ilhan Omar. But Don’t Look Away From The Things She’s Said.
I believe Ilhan Omar didn’t know that the things she said could be deeply offensive. I also believe her misguided rhetoric can normalize violent anti-Semitism.
Opinion: I Should Have Listened To My Grandma About American Racist Terrorism
Maybe there’s a big step between “send her back” and the world my grandmother remembered. Or maybe it’s not such a big step at all.
Opinion: An Impeachment Trial Would Take Away Trump's Control Of The News Cycle
If Donald Trump has to be acquitted, much better for it to come at the hands of a group of people as corrupted and partisan as the Senate Republicans.
Opinion: Ilhan Omar's Anti-Semitism Is Becoming A Load-Bearing Myth For American Politics
Just like hippies spitting on Vietnam veterans or welfare queens sipping champagne, Omar’s anti-Semitism has become a structural support beam for American politics.
Opinion: Working People Need A New Bill Of Rights. As President, I'll Make One.
Presidential candidate Bill de Blasio proposes a new set of guarantees for all American workers, including paid family and medical leave and two weeks of paid vacation.
Opinion: Killing Obamacare Could Turn Back The Clock On Genetic Testing
A revolutionary addition to modern medicine could be collateral damage in the Republican effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.
Opinion: Cops Finally Found A Decent Use For Sex Trafficking Charges
Police and prosecutors love to use claims of "sex trafficking" to crack down on innocent sex workers. For once, though, they seem to be getting it right.
Opinion: Don’t Regulate Facial Recognition. Ban It.
We are on the verge of a nightmare era of mass surveillance by the state and private companies. It’s not too late to stop it.
Opinion: Surrogacy Is About Bodily Autonomy. Feminists Should Embrace It.
It’s clear that surrogacy is a women’s rights issue, at the heart of debates over bodily autonomy and choice.
She Left Canada To Tell Somalia’s Untold Stories. Terrorists Took Her Life
Hodan Nalayeh represented the best of the global Somali diaspora. She was also the model for a new kind of trailblazing international journalist.
Opinion: I Was In Juvenile Hall. Here's Why It Should Be Abolished.
Juvenile hall is a relic of the past: kids, mostly young people of color, put behind bars because government can’t figure out what else to do with us.
Opinion: Rivers Of Blood, Black Snow — What Rich Men Did To My Russian Hometown
Heavy industry made my hometown look like a postapocalyptic wasteland, where rivers run red and the snow is black. It also made some men very rich.
Lesbians Won The Women's World Cup
Opinion: I’m not proud of this country’s curtailment of human rights, but I am proud of Megan Rapinoe and her team for demanding better.
Opinion: It's My First July 4 As An American. I Hope More Refugees Are Welcomed Like I Was
Refugees like me know that we can never go home. It gives us a burning desire to establish ourselves here and prove that we belong.
Opinion: There's Nowhere Worse To Have Your Period Than A Refugee Camp
It's pitch-dark, and the only private space is a block of communal toilets 500 feet away. The door locks may not be working, and there's no lighting inside. The world can do better.
Opinion: Pro-War Democrats Are Still In Charge. Let's Clean House.
He voted for the Iraq War and against the Iranian nuclear deal. Why is Eliot Engel leading Democratic foreign policy in Congress?
Opinion: Everyone Is Wrong About Israel Folau
Israel Folau’s belief that gay people go to hell is not niche. But it is harmful — and sacking him does nothing to help.
I Am A Refugee, And I Dream Of A World Without Refugees
For decades US foreign policy has not only turned a blind eye to refugees — it has created millions more of us.
Opinion: Florida Is Burning. The Midwest Is Flooding. Why Aren't Democrats Debating Climate?
Miami hit its highest temperature ever recorded in the same week Democrats arrived for the first presidential debate. This isn't rocket science.
Opinion: “Chernobyl” Shows How Modern Russia’s Propaganda Machine Is Falling Apart
It’s ironic that a show about narratives, and the way they can turn sour, caused Russia’s own narrative machine to show its fragility.
Opinion: Four Years Ago My Friend Was Murdered In His Church By A White Supremacist. It Still Hurts Every Day.
He walked into their Bible study group. They talked with him and prayed with him, and he repaid their kindness by killing them.
Opinion: I Have A New Challenge As A CEO: Protecting My Staff In Anti-Abortion States
Anti-abortion laws are forcing businesses to consider how we would operate in places where women’s health services are made illegal.
Opinion: I'm Covering The Most Important Election In The South This Year. Where Is Everyone Else?
If this week's vote succeeds, it could break open the anti-union South, changing the trajectory of working-class power in the process.
Opinion: The Child Separation Horror Is Made Worse By How Little We Know
The government is both unable and unwilling to tell us what is really happening. But here's one way we can shine light on our nation's darkest places.