Lawmakers here in DC are breathing a little easier this week now that the first heat wave of the season is past us.
But we're not out of the woods yet, and based on what we're seeing with the climate, it's likely only going to get hotter.
As Black Lives Matter protests continue across the nation, a new study is complicating the debate around police violence.
The study, which comes out of Harvard, took data from a number of police departments across the country and looked at how different groups of people are treated by law enforcement.
Paola Casale is reporting at EconomyInCrisis.org that Chinese chicken is being labeled as “Product of America.”
Former Republican presidential candidate and current U.S. Senator Marco Rubio recently weighed in on the toxic algal blooms that have caused a state of emergency in two counties in his home state of Florida.
According to The Economic Policy Institute - As union membership has taken a tumble - the top 10 percent have been getting more wealthy.
Union membership fell to 11.1 percent in 2014, where it remained in 2015.
On July 1, Vermont implemented a law requiring disclosure labels on all food products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, also known as genetically modified organisms or GMOs.
The markets have recovered from the Brexit panic, but people are still reeling in the aftermath of the UKs vote to leave the European Union, at least in part because it seems like such an unprecedented action.
But it really isn't so unprecedented.
David Appell, Yale Climate Connections, is asking the question - Will the Arctic Be Ice-Free Within the Next Two Decades?
When white sea ice melts, the ocean loses its reflective surface and the darker water absorbs more heat from the sun.
The Democratic Party is officially setting itself apart as the party of climate justice with the current draft of the party's platform.
Here is the Fukushima wake up call - will it go unheard?
The verdict is in, and it's time for conservatives to face the cold hard facts.
Right-wing trickle-down Reaganomics doesn't work.
It doesn't work internationally, it doesn't work nationally, and it doesn't work at the state level.
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the great natural wonders of the world.
Stretching for over 1,400 miles off the coast of Australia, it’s visible from space and is considered the largest single organic structure on the planet.
Here’s “student loan debt” part 2. Russ Feingold has launched a campaign to ease the burden of student loans.
In just five short months, voters across the country will head to their local polling place to vote for local, state, and federal offices, and to pretend we have a functioning democracy.
But the truth is, our democracy is broken.
We make it difficult for whole groups of people to participate, like minorities, seniors, college students, and low-income Americans.
America’s gun violence problem has reached a breaking point, and while we can talk all we want about assault weapons bans, universal background checks, and terror watch lists, there’s only one real solution to this problem: We need to repeal the Second Amendment.
That’s right -- we need to repeal the Second Amendment.