ICE's New Policy Will Give the Agency More Discretion to Deport Victims of Crimes
The reversal of long-standing internal guidelines on U-visas might lead to the deportation of immigrants with legitimate claims to legal status.
A Deadly Weekend in America Renews Attention to Congress' Languishing Gun-Control Bills
Could a weekend of deadly violence in the United States lead to federal gun-law reform?
Trump's Controversial Tweets Are Nothing New for Baltimore
President Donald Trump's use of the the word "infest" in tweets to an African-American congressman to describe a majority-black city is part of a larger pattern.
One-Quarter of Americans Believe Donald Trump Is a Tool of the Devil, According to a New Study
The results suggest that our nation's polarization is spiritual as well as political.
Legal Asylum Seekers Are Punished by Trump's Newest Immigration Policy
By choosing to follow migration rules and wait for months at a time, legal asylum seekers will now be subjected to a rule that renders most of them ineligible for migration.
Mueller's Testimony Doesn't Give Either Party What It Wants
And research shows that both Democrats and Republicans likely only heard what they wanted to hear.
New Research Suggests Fear of Disease Is at the Root of Racism
Americans who live in states with higher rates of infectious diseases are more likely to hold racist views.
The Most Disturbing Thing About Trump's Racism Is How American It Is
When asked about Americans considering his tweets racist, Trump responded, "It doesn't concern me because many people agree with me."
Trump Supporters Are More Likely to Vote Than Trump Opponents
A new analysis suggests that Democrats should be worried about turnout in 2020.
A Federal Judge Blocks the Trump Administration's Plan to Lower Drug Prices
President Donald Trump pledged to lower drug costs by forcing companies to disclose their list prices in ads. But would the plan have even worked in the first place?
'We're Working Harder': Fact-Checking Trump's Event on His Environmental Record
President Trump mentioned clean air, emissions, and the Green New Deal, but failed to bring up climate change at his environmental event Monday.
The Politics of the Gay Bar, 50 Years After Stonewall
Under the Trump administration, some gay bars have found themselves wrestling anew with anti-queer prejudice.
E. Jean Carroll, Donald Trump, and the Indelible Memory of Assault
Research suggests that victims like E. Jean Carroll tend to remember their assaults vividly. I know because I'm one of them.
What Does Being a Man's 'Type' Have to Do With Harassment and Rape?
President Donald Trump recently defended himself against an accusation of rape by saying the accuser wasn't his type. How much does attraction play into sexual harassment and assault?
How Camera Framing Can Change Voters' Perceptions in Primary Debates
Timely new research reveals that, in televised debates, producers give some candidates a more favorable visual treatment than others—and in 2016, the big winner was Donald Trump.
The White House Wants to Hold a Fake Climate Debate. Why Doesn't the DNC Hold a Real One?
The Trump administration is trying to make climate denial more mainstream. In response, Democrats should center climate science and policy in their upcoming primary debates.
Yes, Trump's Detention Centers Are Concentration Camps
These are concentration camps, and denying as much merely prepares the way for worse atrocities to come.
Immigrant Domestic Violence Survivors Are Afraid to Go to Law Enforcement Under Trump
Trump-era developments in policy and enforcement have discouraged immigrant survivors of abuse from seeking justice, a new survey finds.
Florida Passed an Anti-Sanctuary Bill, but It Doesn't Have Any Sanctuary Cities
Economists warn the new law could cost the state over $120 million in taxes, and $3.5 billion in GDP.
Could Attacks on Oil Tankers in the Persian Gulf Lead to Another War in the Middle East?
Tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to escalate amid accusations that the Iranian government is behind the assaults on tankers transporting oil through the Gulf.
Bernie's Big Speech Argued That Democratic Socialism Is the Only Path to Freedom
On Wednesday, Sanders picked up the mantle from FDR, arguing that only democratic socialism can provide true freedom—and a bulwark against despotism.