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.
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.
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.
He voted for the Iraq War and against the Iranian nuclear deal. Why is Eliot Engel leading Democratic foreign policy in Congress?
Israel Folau’s belief that gay people go to hell is not niche. But it is harmful — and sacking him does nothing to help.
For decades US foreign policy has not only turned a blind eye to refugees — it has created millions more of us.
Miami hit its highest temperature ever recorded in the same week Democrats arrived for the first presidential debate. This isn't rocket science.
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.
Anti-abortion laws are forcing businesses to consider how we would operate in places where women’s health services are made illegal.
If this week's vote succeeds, it could break open the anti-union South, changing the trajectory of working-class power in the process.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bernie has gotten rich from the fruits of his labor — something socialists want every working person to experience.
Just as crime hits historic lows, people are consuming a freakout-inducing stream of every single 911 call in their neighborhood.
Corporate leaders have been outspoken on issues like LGBTQIA rights and immigration in the Trump era. But they’ve been disturbingly quiet on abortion.
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.
I wish my 17-year-old self knew the signs of endometriosis. I wish my parents did. I wish my school nurse did.
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.
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.
The education secretary is a comically unqualified billionaire who embodies how money buys political power. And she isn't being held to account.
The language used by the Israeli right to dehumanize Palestinians is now used against Jewish leftists. A similar narrative creep is happening in America.
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.
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?
The two generations are roughly equal in number, but the massive political power of boomers will remain for at least another decade.
Winning in 2020 requires energizing black voters, just like the last Democrat to win an election did. That's what the "electability" discussion should be about.
The progressive blitz on the Supreme Court is working, and a path to reform is now clear.