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?
Why climate advocates say funding the unproven technology is a costly mistake.
Defenders of L.A.’s public health chief see a fierce advocate for equity but many question her record and leadership style.
Co-published by L.A. Taco
At least a dozen White House figures have ties to racist and anti-immigrant groups. But there’s a long history of this.
At least 12 past and present Trump administration staffers have ties to neo-Nazi and anti-immigrant hate groups.
Could Trump’s effort to tackle the opioid crisis be overshadowed by his handling of COVID?
The dual public health and economic crisis has driven Native American leaders to ponder diversifying gaming-dependent tribal economies.
A key Wisconsin voting bloc pushes back against corporate consolidation.
Could lives have been saved if the state had a 90-day supply of PPE on hand when COVID-19 erupted?
What impact could 34 million poor nonvoters make if they started participating in elections?
So why is the opposition using the solar industry to defeat it?