Category: Ethics

Schumer on Epstein: ‘I Am Calling on Secretary Acosta to Resign’

Schumer on Epstein: ‘I Am Calling on Secretary Acosta to Resign’

The top Senate Democrat is calling on Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign, for his role more than a decade ago in a "non-prosecution" agreement for wealthy socialite Jeffrey Epstein.

Bias

Trump’s Military Parade: July 4th Shouldn’t Be Turned into a Military Event, Observers Say

Trump’s Military Parade: July 4th Shouldn’t Be Turned into a Military Event, Observers Say

Donald Trump's plan to turn the Independence Day celebration in Washington DC into a military display is the wrong approach for a number of reasons, according to several political observers.

Bias

Inside the Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths and Post Sexist Memes

Inside the Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths and Post Sexist Memes

An investigation found a private Facebook group for federal border agents, filled with racist and obscene content.

Bias

Corn Subsidies Fuel Animal Mistreatment, Factory Farming

Corn Subsidies Fuel Animal Mistreatment, Factory Farming

The main reason for the abusive factory farming system is the over use of government subsidies and its related regulatory burden.

Bias

The World Really is a Decent Place Filled with Mostly Decent People

The World Really is a Decent Place Filled with Mostly Decent People

More than any other narrative, human history is a long story of progressively better behaved and better-treated people trying to figure out ways to live in harmony with each other.

Bias

The ‘Safe’ Country Solution to the Immigration Crisis: It’s Really Worth Considering by All Sides

The ‘Safe’ Country Solution to the Immigration Crisis: It’s Really Worth Considering by All Sides

Let's be realistic: President Donald Trump probably doesn't want any more immigrants in this country, especially from south of the border.

Bias

Ocasio-Cortez Says She’s ‘Encouraged’ By Unlikely Bipartisan Talks with Ted Cruz: ‘Super Bizarre’

Ocasio-Cortez Says She’s ‘Encouraged’ By Unlikely Bipartisan Talks with Ted Cruz: ‘Super Bizarre’

'And common cause, I think, can transcend partisanship and I think that's the way that we should go.'

Bias

The Soldiers in the Tank: Unsung Heroes of Tiananmen Square

The Soldiers in the Tank: Unsung Heroes of Tiananmen Square

Thirty years ago, after weeks of student-led protests, tanks rolled into Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

Bias

The Chinese Ethnic Genocide Nobody Cares About

The Chinese Ethnic Genocide Nobody Cares About

The history of the Uighur ethnic group is complicated. Uighurs started off as an ethnic majority in Xinjiang, and they have historically been self-governed.

Bias

Opinions

Conservatives, Not Liberals, Are The Ones Not Interested in Other Viewpoints

By Alex Denethorn

Embracing pluralism is one of the big tenets of any liberal or progressive movement -- you aim to be inclusive, as much as possible.

We Can’t Afford to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

By Winston Wang

The U.S. economy is booming, reaching 10 straight years of growth without a recession, and the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 50 years.

No, Andrew Yang, Don’t Give Everyone Free Money

By Abhay Almal

Andrew Yang dubbed a “random, opinionated person” by the Washington Post, has made waves on both sides of the political aisle with his 2020 presidential campaign.

It’s Not Only Liberals Who Loathe Donald Trump

By Mark Bo Hendricks

You don't have to be a liberal to loathe Trump. You just have to be a thinking person.

Biden’s Pivot to Foreign Policy

By Alex Denethorn

Let’s be honest: this is one area that Biden can excel in, because he has considerably more experience than most of the other Democratic candidates.

The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

By Bruce McIntyre

The adoption of electric vehicles will have consequences

No, Trump Can’t Add Citizenship Question With Executive Order

By Alex Denethorn

Someone might want to let Trump know that the resources of the federal government don’t exist to keep him in office.

Why Do Liberals Hate The United States?

By Chris O'Leary

Liberals love America a different way, and in my opinion, a more brutally honest way.

California Statute To Trade Trump’s Tax Release For Ballot Access Is Clearly Unconstitutional

By Brad Smith

California's clear attempt to force Trump to release his tax returns won't pass Supreme Court precedent.

If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

By Anthony Zarrella

The whole idea behind executive orders is that they rely on the authority of the president who signs them—but one president cannot enlarge or diminish the powers and authority of the next president.