White Americans with lowest levels of education are at greatest risk of suicide, poisoning and liver disease

Tax Cuts For The Rich

Whether Republicans eventually prevail in repealing and "replacing" the Affordable Care Act or not, they are destined to suffer at the polls in 2018...

On Thursday, the president said he had had enough, and the administration issued an ultimatum to House Republicans — calling for vote on the current GOP...

Many Americans, the majority in fact, hold fairly progressive views on reproductive rights, which are strikingly at odds with most of the health care policies promoted...

sSPOTLIGHTs

Surviving the collision of worlds when child care is beyond reach
Alas, this is the gender divide in parenting. There would be no Wall Street Journal headline above a feature story that reads: “When The Children Crashed Mom’s BBC Interview: The Family Speaks.” But insert “Dad,” instead, and you've got news. More than 84 million people — and growing —...

How do your reconcile your professed moral code with your actions?
I wonder how Speaker of the House Paul Ryan sleeps at night. Are visions of ultra-rich-conservative sugar daddies dancing in his head? Do images of his children with questioning looks in their eyes parade before him? Does he toss and turn as he struggles to justify the gap between...

Women must have power that cannot continually be taken away
Modern Feminism has been brewing at least since the age of Enlightenment. We have had the vote in America for almost 100 years. Yet our most visible sign of change today is the pink pussy hat. Everything else in the feminist pantheon is always in danger of being taken away—whether...

News & Opinion

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, worked secretly to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin a decade ago, report Jeff Horwitz &...

The Republicans refused to hold hearings on President Obama's nomination to the Supreme Court, Merrick Garland until the election. Now with their President under...

Brigitte Gabriel, a Lebanese-American conservative and founder of Act for America, which describes itself as “the NRA of national security,” visited the White House...

A place at the White House with nothing to offer
Ivanka has no business having an office in the White House. She has absolutely no qualification for being there. Already, she has attended meetings...

The assault on reproductive rights is never-ending
Yet another absurd bill has been passed by the Texas Senate and is on its way to House for approval. It makes it possible...

Independent Women's Forum thinks he is worthy of one...
The Independent Women's Forum has decided that Vice President Pence is worthy of an award. Specifically, they are giving him the "Working for Women" award....
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says Gorsuch too conservative

Women in Business

One night, during my third stint with lung cancer, I lit a candle and placed it in a hand-blown glass piece. The comfort that...

Donald Trump has not yet been able to convince conservatives rebelling against the Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act to back the...

Officials have yet to release the identity of the man accused of the terror attack in London yesterday. Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed...
A culture defined by its sexual harassment

REPLACE AND DISPLACE

Here is a thought problem. Imagine a fair and just distribution of health care, in a society in which you don't know the position...

Rep. Devin Nunes demonstrated yesterday that he is unfit to lead any investigation into the Trump/Russian investigation. He unilaterally announced that he had information...

President Trump made the trip Capitol Hill to convince party members to pass the Republican bill that repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act,...

Stretching may cause damage
I have been working out for years. Part of my routine has always been to stretch and to specifically stretch my hamstrings. While I...

The astonishing rise of Angela Merkel
With low unemployment and a solid manufacturing base, Germany is an "economic juggernaut," says George Packer, while the ongoing euro zone crisis has managed...

And there are still far too few women in upper management
Coming in the wake of several workplace horror stories—Susan J. Fowler's account of widespread tolerance for harassment at Uber, for example—Kim Scott's Radical Candor,...

Feminist activist Maizi Li was detained by Chinese authorities for 37 days in 2015. She, along with fellow activists Wang Man, Wei Tingting, Wu...

Donald Trump's has some very wealthy friends. But the most powerful of them all, with the exception of Vladimir Putin, is a conspiracy theorist....

Ivanka Trump is settling in as a full-time staffer in her father’s White House, taking an office in the West Wing and gaining security clearance...
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