6 Ways Cannabis Can Improve The Life Of Seniors

Cannabis has shown promise for relieving Alzheimer’s Disease, chronic pain, poor appetite, and other issues that affect seniors.The older we get, the more demands and care our bodies require. One estimate...

House Democrats Postpone Marijuana Legalization Bill Until After The Election

Moderate Democrats had urged Democrat leadership to hold any marijuana bill, concerned with how any votes could affect their re-election. Don’t expect any bills that would legalize cannabis to receive floor...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Friday at the age of 87. In a statement, Chief Justice John Roberts said, “Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature.” Ginburg’s death gives President Trump a chance to name...

Navalny posts Instagram photo of him walking down stairs

Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny has been seen walking down stairs in a photo posted on his Instagram feed, five days after a Berlin hospital said he had been taken off...

Colonization Made California a Tinderbox: Why Indigenous Land Stewardship Would Help Combat Climate Fires

We examine California’s history of forest management and how a century of fire suppression has made the current climate fires even more destructive. For thousands of years, Native American tribes in...

Thai protesters back on streets to demand political change

Bangkok, Thailand - Pro-democracy protesters are gathering in Thailand's capital, in what is expected to be the largest rally in weeks of anti-government demonstrations and the biggest since a military coup in...

“I Don’t Believe Sandy Committed Suicide”: #BlackLivesMatter Co-Founders Speak Out on Sandra Bland

As a Movement for Black Lives Convening is set to take place this weekend in Cleveland, we discuss the case of Sandra Bland and many others who have died in the...

The Conscience of Silicon Valley

Tech oracle Jaron Lanier warned us all about the evils of social media. Too few of us listened. Now, in the most chaotic of moments, his fears—and his bighearted solutions—are more...

Big Oil <3 Police

Our modern world is full of unholy alliances. Evangelicals and President Donald Trump, Sprint and T-Mobile, pickles and trash beer (actually, that last one sounds awesome). But there are few relationships as toxic as...

The problems AI has today go back centuries

In March of 2015, protests broke out at the University of Cape Town in South Africa over the campus statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes. Rhodes, a mining magnate who had...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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