On the latest episode of The Weeds podcast, I sat down with Jenny Schuetz, a housing economist and David Rubenstein fellow at the Brookings Institution, to explore an issue that’s resurfaced on the national agenda for the first time in a couple of generations.
On Wednesday, Alabama’s governor signed the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban into law. Women are now pushing back — and highlighting how common abortion is in America — by sharing their own abortion stories using the hashtag, #YouKnowMe.
President Donald Trump on Friday morning accused the Obama-era FBI of “TREASON,” and called for people to serve “long jail sentences” as a result.
The world’s top climate scientists calculated in a startling report last year that if we want to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius this century to avoid devastating social and economic consequences, we need to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
I am an anti-abortion Christian. My views might lead those who voted to ban nearly all abortions in Alabama, and now Missouri, to think I am cheering on their actions. Nothing could be further from the truth.
President Donald Trump is once again urging Congress to debate comprehensive immigration reform, and Congress, once again, knows it is unrealistic.
The US House of Representatives on Friday passed the Equality Act, a bill that would protect LGBTQ people from discrimination in housing, the workplace, public accommodations, and other settings.
The outcry over Alabama’s abortion ban has exposed a major gap: While Democratic presidential hopefuls are fired up about the recently-passed law, few have laid out their own proposals on reproductive rights.
In the wake of Alabama’s ban on abortion, many anti-abortion conservatives were striking surprising notes of caution, with some national Republican lawmakers voicing disapproval.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Friday released a statement calling on Congress to pass a slate of legislation aimed at guaranteeing abortion and other reproductive rights around the country, even if Roe v. Wade falls.