NYT Magazine's #LosingEarth Receives Scathing Reviews From Climate Action Movement

Experts and activists on Wednesday are responding to The New York Times Magazine‘s full-issue article on the global climate crisis with a combination of fury and frustration, arguing that the piece “suppresses important facts, covering up how organized climate denial created our current predicament.” “This piece falls short in...

Watchdog Calls for Investigation Into Wilbur Ross' Financial Dealings

A nonpartisan watchdog has accused U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross of violating conflict-of-interest laws as well as statutes governing false statements and omissions — and is asking the department’s inspector general to investigate. The 115-page complaint by the Campaign Legal Center cites reporting by the Center for Public Integrity...

Intensifying Protest Against 'Sham' Confirmation, Democrats Release Kavanaugh Documents GOP Didn't Want Public to See

Moving closer to the kind of full-scale revolt progressives have been urgently demanding from Democrats throughout Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, Sens. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Thursday defied Senate rules by unilaterally releasing documents that had been deemed “committee confidential” and hidden from...