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CULTURE WARS

Peace Advocates Have Long Been Found Among Veterans Who Fought In America's Wars

Peace Advocates Have Long Been Found Among Veterans Who Fought In America's Wars

Michael Messner
If President Donald Trump had gotten his way, the nation would have celebrated the centennial of the World War I armistice last year on Nov. 11 with a massive military parade in Washington, D.C.

DEMOCRACY

Why Firearm-makers May Finally Decide It's In Their Interest To Help Reduce Gun Violence

Why Firearm-Makers May Finally Decide It's In Their Interest To Help Reduce Gun Violence

Timothy D. Lytton
Mass shootings have become a routine occurrence in America. Gun-makers have long refused to take responsibility for their role in this epidemic. That may be about to change.

ECONOMY

For Male Students, Technical Education In High School Boosts Earnings After Graduation

For Male Students, Technical Education In High School Boosts Earnings After Graduation

Shaun M. Dougherty
Job prospects for young men who only have a high school diploma are particularly bleak.

ENVIRONMENT

Why Taxes Are Better Than Bans For Keeping Homeowners From Rebuilding In Fire-plagued Areas

Why Taxes Are Better Than Bans For Keeping Homeowners From Rebuilding In Fire-plagued Areas

Alexander Smith
Almost 200,000 Californians have been ordered to evacuate as ferocious winds drove several wildfires near Los Angeles, San Francisco and elsewhere. Many fear they may yet again return to a home ravaged by fire.

JUSTICE

Why Revenge Porn Is Sexual Violence

Why Revenge Porn Is Sexual Violence

Kristen Zaleski
U.S. Representative Katie Hill was the latest victim of a form of sexual abuse that’s become increasingly common: revenge porn.