Donald Trump’s inability to reckon with the truth of the coronavirus is apparent by the numbers: 8.2 million COVID cases, 221,000 deaths.
The disparate impacts of COVID could ensure this battleground state stays blue in 2020.
Co-published by Newsweek
Increasingly belligerent armed militias have vowed to appear at polling stations. But election watchers are on the case.
Four years after Trump promised major investment, Pennsylvania’s infrastructure remains among the worst in the nation.
Trump’s legal assault on Obamacare could mobilize large numbers of Latino voters against him in Florida and Texas.
Fresno, the working class capital of California’s San Joaquin Valley, remains a hardscrabble town with a history of radical activism.
Protests over the killing of George Floyd have hastened teachers union calls to remove police from Los Angeles’ public school campuses.
Co-published by The Guardian
Even before the pandemic, ICE consistently failed to provide adequate medical care to detainees on its flights — with dire outcomes.
Trump and Biden exchanged words over climate change on Tuesday night. How many of them were accurate?
A bill to reform the Department of Toxic Substances Control has been a long time coming, but will Governor Newsom sign it?
An Ethiopian-born labor leader takes stock of his movement, Trump, the immigration crisis and police reform.
Mark Kreidler speaks to Eileen Saltman, a worker at Reem’s California, a restaurant and bakery in Oakland.
Three migrant workers recall the adversity they faced when they arrived to resurrect New Orleans. Many workers who came in Hurricane Katrina’s wake still face those conditions today.
The election looms for Arizonans living at an increasingly militarized border.
The Trump administration has suspended family visa applications – and Trump has ordered an end to the census count three weeks early.
Many progressive electeds have ignored an initiative that would revise California’s constitution to assess commercial property at higher rates.
What California’s nursing home COVID crisis can teach us about taking better care of essential health workers.
Are COVID deaths going unreported? Or has living on the street become more dangerous?
While many struggle in the shadow of COVID-19, CEO compensation has never been so good.
Frank Lara, a teacher in San Francisco’s Mission District, discusses the challenges of distance learning as the fall semester begins.