Meet the Doctor Who Gave $1 Million of His Own Money to Keep His Gun Research Going

Since Congress pressured the CDC to stop funding research on gun violence, Dr. Garen Wintemute has donated more than $1.1 million of his own money to keep his research going. ––– by Lois Beckett, ProPublica Federal funding for research on gun violence has been restricted for nearly two decades. President Obama urged Congress to allocate […]

Jeff Tweedy Live As Delicate As Fresh Snow

Wilco front man’s acoustic set is a thing of beauty.

From Master Plan to No Plan: The Slow Death of Public Higher Education

Aaron Bady and Mike Konczal on how Ronald Reagan’s decisions continue to strangle the ideals of public university

Pepper-Spraying Cop No Longer at UC Davis

John Pike, the UC Davis cop who became infamous for pepper-spraying seated protestors last year is no longer employed by the university.

Should Rape Victims Be Forced To Testify?

17 year-old California girl detained after twice failing to appear at the trial of the man who allegedly raped her.

Should Pepper Spray Be ‘Time’s’ Person of the Year?

It’s defining our moral outrage, Slade Sohmer writes, so why not?

To Protect, To Serve — Really!

Ken Goldstein believes we can triumph through hard times, but only with leaders that are selfless and accountable.