Noah Berlatsky : The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

Since the founding of the United States, politicians and pundits have warned that partisanship is a danger to democracy. George Washington, in his Farewell Address, worried that political parties, or factions, could “allow cunning, ambitious… Read More

Betsy DeVos Stirs Uproar By Saying Schools Can Call ICE On Undocumented Kids

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos provoked an outcry Tuesday when she said schools can choose to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on potentially undocumented students. “I think that’s a school decision, it’s a local community decision,”… Read More