Joshua P. Darr, Louisiana State University ; Jeremy Padgett, University of Mobile, and Johanna Dunaway, Texas A&M University Committee assignments are normally a blessing for new House members. But some of today’s newer members, like freshmen Republican representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Madison Cawthorn, seem to be more […]
Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News February 16, 2021 This story also ran on Daily Beast. It can be republished for free. In eastern Tennessee, doctors have seen firsthand how a hard-line immigration policy can affect the health and well-being of a community. In 2018, federal agents raided […]
George Washington’s biggest battle? With his dentures, made from hippo ivory and maybe slaves’ teeth
William Maloney, New York University We have all heard the tales about George Washington chopping down a cherry tree, throwing a silver dollar across the Potomac River and, of course, wearing wooden teeth.
Presidents have a long history of condescension, indifference and outright racism toward Black Americans
Stephen A. Jones, Central Michigan University and Eric Freedman, Michigan State University The fury over racial injustice that erupted in the wake of George Floyd’s killing has forced Americans to confront their history. That’s unfamiliar territory for most Americans, whose historical knowledge amounts to a vague blend of […]
Ana Maldonado-Contreras, University of Massachusetts Medical School You may not know it, but you have an army of microbes living inside of you that are essential for fighting off threats, including the virus that causes COVID-19.
‘I’m running for my life. I cannot talk to you right now’: 23 women in Congress recall the Capitol riot
As the events of the deadly riot are examined in the impeachment trial, here is what almost two dozen lawmakers told The 19th about January 6, in their own words. Mariel Padilla Originally published by The 19th The 19th will be watching the impeachment trial. Sign up for […]
This Black History Month, we have a chance to end this relic of slavery — and raise wages for workers of every color. By Rebekah Entralgo | February 10, 2021/OtherWords.com Assorted Ideas, Large & Small
By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square/February 10th, 2021 (The Center Square) – Freelancer workers are better prepared to weather the COVID-19 storm than non-freelancers, a new report commissioned by UpWork found. A company that uses technology to connect employers with employees worldwide, UpWork posts millions of jobs annually […]
Let’s stop kidding ourselves. Reality’s a massive information network with a gazillion switches packing it into some thing. Something changing.
Our walk in the Swiss Alps started uphill on a sunny summer day. More of a hike, really, it included brown cows and views that take your breath away.