August 16, 2017

Charlottesville Attack: Homegrown Terror on the Right on the Rise

A view of violent protests at Charlottesville, Virginia, which left 32-year-old Heather Heyer dead on August 12. (Photo via video stream)

The United States is seeing an uptick in far-right extremist violence. It's time to pay more attention to this scourge and its causes. Read More »

How Can US Combat the Opioid Epidemic?

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The opioid crisis isn’t slowing down, but by providing services for individuals who are suffering from addiction and showing just a little bit of human empathy, we can take the first steps toward ending this crisis and creating a climate of recovery for these individuals. Read More »

Senate GOP Opens Health Care Debate. Now What?

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnel is keeping the Republicans effort to repeal and replace Obamacare live. (Photo by Gage Skidmore, CC license)

Mitch McConnell gets a win, and the Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare will be debated in the Senate. Read More »

How Will California Solve Its Public Health Crisis?

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While California has begun to deviate from the traditional coal-fired factories and power plants, managing methane emissions from rangelands and farms should gain a stronger focus. Read More »

Trump’s Meeting With Putin Blurs US-Russia Relations

President Trump meeting his Russian counterpart in Hamburg, Germany on the sidelines of G20 summit.

A foreign policy expert takes a look at how the high-profile exchange between the U.S. and Russian leaders went down. Read More »

Republican Health Care Bills Defy the Party’s Own Ideology

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who announced June 27 that a vote on the Senate health care bill has been delayed until after the July 4 recess. (Photo by  by Gage Skidmore, CC license)

The health care bill proposed by Senate Republicans was little better than the House version, which begs an important question: Who's driving health care law – a free market, or insurance companies? Read More »

Who’s Searching for Electric Cars?

BMW 13 electric car. (photo by Kārlis Dambrāns, CC license)

As all-electric cars come down in price, sales are expected to surge. Some analysts predict that by 2035, more than 50 percent of all vehicles sold will be all-electric. Read More »

Impact of US Withdrawal from Climate Treaty

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It will probably be a few years before we really feel the effects of Trump’s new climate policies, so there’s also a chance we’ll have a new deal by then or a new president coming up in the near future, writes Kate Harveston . Read More »

7 Crazy Things That Will Happen As Sea Levels Rise

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Sea levels are currently rising, and that’s not good. But what exactly is going to happen. Here are 7 crazy things. Read More »

With Comey Gone, How Can Congress Investigate Russia

New York Times reported on May 10 that James Comey was fired after he sought more resources for the F.B.I.’s Russia investigation. (Photo by Rich Girard, CC license)

Research on more than 50 government investigations reveals how partisanship can get in the way of finding answers we all agree on. Read More »