The bill, which comes as a number of state legislatures push for new voting restrictions, faces steeper odds in the Senate. Barbara Rodriguez Originally published by The 19th House Democrats on Wednesday night approved a sweeping voting rights and government ethics bill that seeks to expand voting access […]
Richard B. Primack, Boston University Weather patterns across the U.S. have felt like a roller coaster ride for the past several months. December and January were significantly warmer than average in many locations, followed by February’s intense cold wave and a dramatic warmup. If you’ve ever seen lilac […]
Joshua Holzer, Westminster College As the U.S. Senate proceeds with its business, split 50-50 between Republicans on one side and Democrats and independents on the other, lawmakers and the public at large are concerned about the future of the filibuster.
Shutterstock DEJOY RIDE Time to return Trump’s postmaster general to sender. By Khalil Bendib | March 3, 2021 in OtherWords.
Supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment have been trying to add it to America’s founding legal document for nearly 50 years. Could 2021 be the year it happens? Barbara Rodriguez Originally published by The 19th
Carine Mardorossian, University at Buffalo One of the most devastating elements of the coronavirus pandemic has been the inability to personally care for loved ones who have fallen ill.
C. Michael White, University of Connecticut Heavy metals including lead, arsenic and mercury can be found in commercial baby foods at levels well above what the federal government considers safe for children, a new congressional report warns.
Thomas Craemer, University of Connecticut The cost of slavery and its legacy of systemic racism to generations of Black Americans has been clear over the past year – seen in both the racial disparities of the pandemic and widespread protests over police brutality.
“As I got up to leave and walk toward an open door, he stepped in front of me and kissed me on the lips. I was in shock, but I kept walking,” wrote Lindsey Boylan in a Medium post today. “He” was her boss, New York State governor […]
Rachel Holliday Smith, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Feb 22 at 8:23pm ESTby THE CITY A Queens woman who allegedly plowed her BMW through a crowd of protesters in Midtown got hit Monday with another misdemeanor charge — but the injured say the new rap amounts […]