Trump Death Clock: Times Square Billboard Tallies Lives Lost to COVID-19 Inaction

A 56-foot billboard called the Trump Death Clock was unveiled in Times Square in New York City. The tally of lives lost to government inaction was created by filmmaker Eugene Jarecki,...

NBA’s trouble with China, four months and counting

For someone who was raised in Italy, came of age in Philadelphia, and ultimately established himself as a star in southern California, it is telling that Kobe Bryant once referred to...

Food waste increases during the pandemic — compounding an existing problem

Long before COVID-19 disruptions forced dairy farmers to dump millions of gallons of milk into fields and farmers to plow under fields of vegetables, a third of all food produced globally was going...

Biden-Sanders Task Force Does Not Recommend Legalizing Marijuana

While the unity task force pushed Biden farther left on cannabis policy, the former Vice President still doesn’t support ending prohibition. Joe Biden will not change his mind on cannabis anytime soon....
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Standoff in South Dakota: Cheyenne River Sioux Refuse Governor’s Demand to Remove COVID Checkpoints

There’s a standoff brewing in South Dakota, where two Native American Indian tribes are defying orders by Governor Kristi Noem to remove COVID-19 checkpoints from their territories. The Cheyenne River Sioux and...

Gov. Cuomo Slashes Medicaid as New York Struggles to Get Handle on COVID-19 Cases

New York remains the epicenter of the crisis in the U.S., representing nearly half of the country’s fatalities. Over the weekend, more than 1,200 New Yorkers died within a 48-hour window,...

Pennsylvania Gov. Demands State Legalize Marijuana To Boost Economy

While the Gov. didn’t always support cannabis, his plan includes funds that would be earmarked for “historically disadvantaged businesses.” Add Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to the growing body of state lawmakers proposing...

How Facebook became “the most Chinese company In Silicon Valley”

At around the same time Facebook was working out its News Feed issues, an upstart messaging app called Snapchat — led by the brash Stanford graduate Evan Spiegel — built a...

Could Native American vote be heard this year?

Amidst the racial rancour that is the 2020 United States election, Native American voters have an opportunity never seen before. To get to the 270 electoral college votes and the U.S. presidency,...

Meet the College Senior Who Built a COVID Tracker After CDC Blocked from Tracing...

As the number of people in President Trump’s orbit who test positive for COVID-19 continues to grow, we meet a student journalist who is doing what the White House doesn’t want the CDC to...

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