Native American children have been removed from their families and communities for generations. Which is why in 1978 Congress passed the Indian Child Welfare Act (or ICWA), a law which sets standards for the placement of Native children in foster or adoptive homes. But now, some non-Native families are challenging the constitutionality of ICWA, posing a grave threat to Native American families and communities across the country.
The New York financiers’ donations to climate misinformation think tanks are finally attracting the scrutiny long reserved for the Koch brothers and Exxon Mobil.
The middle class and the poor are already paying less in federal taxes than they have in decades.
Trump's nuclear weapons position is incoherent. But the furor is largely misdirected.
For the past 20 years, I have had the great pleasure of working with Jennifer Grossman. A feminist and a libertarian, Jennifer's work ethic and integrity have impressed me endlessly.
The Soviet Union seemed permanent and invincible, until it didn't. When it fell, far more suddenly than anyone thought it would or could, the festering rot of decades was exposed to the world. We're seeing this happen, in real time, with the Republican Party.
The just-published book "Dark Money," penned by New Yorker staff reporter Jane Mayer, reveals that the Koch Brothers hired the former commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD) -- and his daughter, a former FBI agent -- to smear her as a "plagiarist" in the months after the release of her August 2010 bombshell article on the Kochs.
Caught in the crosshairs of an ongoing New York Attorney General investigation exploring its role in studying the damage climate change could cause since the 1970's and then proceeding to fund climate science denial campaigns, ExxonMobil has announced an interesting job opening.
With all the real scares at home and abroad, it is strange that we take such pleasure in imaginary ones. Several Republican presidential candidates, for example, appear to suffer from demonic possession.
The struggle is far from over to make higher education a place where student and taxpayer interests are placed at the forefront, where honest and effective education enterprises reap the greatest rewards, and where greedy and duplicitous operators are shown the door.