Donald Trump Is Leading a ‘Cult of Toxic White Masculinity’ that May Well Destroy Our Institutions and Endanger Our Safety

By Don Hazen, Kali Holloway, AlterNet

Writer Chauncey DeVega believes Trump’s base has fallen hard for an abusive tyrant whose damage we’ll be undoing for years. READ MORE»


More Than 4,000 Black People Were Lynched in the South. Where Are Their Monuments?

By Jessica Wang,

A new video from Equal Justice Initiative argues we need more memorials devoted to remembering racial violence. READ MORE»


Donald Trump Is Starting a Republican Civil War—and It’s a War He Can’t Win

By Jeremy Binckes, Salon

A growing number of Republican senators, says a GOP strategist, are ready to tell Trump, “Go f**k yourself.” READ MORE»

Planes, Trains or Automobiles: What’s the Most Carbon-Efficient Way to Travel?

By Reynard Loki, AlterNet

Reduce your carbon footprint by using public or shared transport, and walking or biking for short trips. READ MORE»


National Weather Service: Hurricane Harvey Is ‘Beyond Anything Experienced’

By Taylor Link, Salon

The National Weather Service issued an alarming statement Sunday unheard of from a federal agency. READ MORE»


How Men Recover From War

By Jefferson Morley, AlterNet

A photographer and a Marine confront their demons in “Shooting Ghosts.”  READ MORE»


How Teaching ‘Grit’ Is Making the US a More Authoritarian Nation

By Nicholas Tampio, Aeon

Democracy requires active citizens who think for themselves and challenge authority. READ MORE»


Impeaching Trump Is America’s Favorite Solution: Poll

By Tom O’Connor, Newsweek

The stats are in and we the people want him out. READ MORE»


Plastic Water Bottles for Our National Parks. No Bikeshare Station at the White House: For Trump, No Obama-Era Environmental Innovation Is Too Small to Obliterate

By Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

Hard to know what is next as the hyper-petty Trump stomps on many good things. READ MORE»


Steve Bannon Is Back at Breitbart—But Can His Page of Rage Survive an Ad Boycott?

By Dominic Rushe, The Guardian

A campaign for companies to pull their ads has seen revenues fall dramatically—but the right-wing news site can still call on wealthy backers for support. READ MORE»


Why Tourists Go to Sites Associated with Death and Suffering

By Daniel B. Bitran B. Bitran , The Conversation

“Dark tourism” is going to locations that are associated with human suffering and death—in the past or present. READ MORE»


Collaboration: Be Careful Who You Work With

By Linda Sherr,

At a time when precise language has gone missing from the White House, how best to describe those Republicans still loyal to President Trump? READ MORE»


Rebuilding Our Country Should Boost Good Jobs, Not Privatization Schemes

By Roxana Tynan, The Huffington Post

Don’t leave our critical roads and bridges in the hands of giant corporations.  READ MORE»


Trump May End DACA Program Which Protects Undocumented Immigrant Children Brought to theU.S.

By Chris Sosa, AlterNet

DACA exists to protect children—called Dreamers—from having their lives ripped apart through deportation. READ MORE»


Colorado Adolescents Did Not Increase Marijuana Use in the Year After Retail Sales

By Sheila P. Vakharia, AlterNet

With less risk of criminal justice involvement, it turns out the kids are alright.  READ MORE»

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