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?
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.
Opinion: New York Still Has Laws That Discriminate Against LGBTQ People. Let's End Them Today.
We were the first big state to pass marriage equality. Now is the time for us to abandon the repugnant laws that remain on the books.
Our Son Was Born. Then We Had To Convince A Judge We Were His Parents.
Most parents take for granted that their baby is legally theirs from the day they’re born. That’s not the case for many LGBTQ families.
Opinion: I Saw The Horrors Of The Pre-Roe Era. Let's Never Go Back.
I worked in a 40-bed hospital ward dedicated to women whose unsafe abortions went wrong. Deaths were a common occurrence.
Opinion: I Was Arrested At The Mexican Border Because The War On Immigrants Is Also Targeting Their Allies
The constitutional rights of US citizens are being stripped away in service of the president’s anti-immigrant fearmongering.
Opinion: Bernie Is Rich. But He Got Rich From Working, And That Makes All The Difference.
Bernie has gotten rich from the fruits of his labor — something socialists want every working person to experience.
Opinion: We Live In The Safest Big City, But Citizen Is Scaring The Hell Out Of People
Just as crime hits historic lows, people are consuming a freakout-inducing stream of every single 911 call in their neighborhood.
Opinion: Companies Say They Value Women. It's Time For Them To Stand Up For Abortion Rights
Corporate leaders have been outspoken on issues like LGBTQIA rights and immigration in the Trump era. But they’ve been disturbingly quiet on abortion.
Opinion: The War On Abortion Is Happening In The States, And That's Where We Need To Fight Back
The biggest threat to women's health care choices isn't Donald Trump, or anyone else in Washington — it's the radical right-wing capture of state politics.
Opinion: It Took 16 Years Of Pain To Diagnose My Endometriosis. There's A Better Way.
I wish my 17-year-old self knew the signs of endometriosis. I wish my parents did. I wish my school nurse did.
Opinion: Being A Man Helped My Career At Every Step. That's Why I'm Endorsing Elizabeth Warren.
She's the best candidate. And when she beats Trump, it will be a victory for the simple but deeply powerful idea that women are fully and truly equal.
Opinion: I'm 12, And I Don't Understand Why Adults Vote To Destroy The Planet
Clem, a 12-year old Australian, is part of a global movement of school students striking over climate change. Here's what she has to say to the rest of us.
Opinion: Corruption Needs To Be A Kitchen Table Issue In 2020. Start With Betsy DeVos.
The education secretary is a comically unqualified billionaire who embodies how money buys political power. And she isn't being held to account.
Opinion: The American Left Can Learn A Lesson From Israel
The language used by the Israeli right to dehumanize Palestinians is now used against Jewish leftists. A similar narrative creep is happening in America.
Opinion: We Grieve, We Thirst
The beautiful gay men of Instagram will find a way through any trial — a breakup, a bad election result, a tragedy. And they'll often do it shirtless.
Opinion: It's The Housing, Stupid
If renters voted at the same rate that homeowners did in 2016, Hillary Clinton would have trounced Donald Trump. So why aren't Democrats all over the housing crisis?
Opinion: Millennials Wanting To Overhaul America Need To Come To Terms With Boomer Power
The two generations are roughly equal in number, but the massive political power of boomers will remain for at least another decade.