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Flaco, a Eurasian eagle-owl that escaped from the Central Park Zoo, on February 15, 2023.

Finding and Losing Flaco, the Owl That Got Free Finding and Losing Flaco, the Owl That Got Free

There may never be another Flaco, but there will be other birds in the city to love. May we take better care of them.

Feb 24, 2024 / Joan Walsh

Public Cervix Announcement

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Feb 23, 2024 / The Greater Quiet / Steve Brodner

Then–US President Donald Trump holds a Bible outside of St. John's Episcopal church in Washington, D.C., on June 1, 2020. Trump was due to make a televised address to the nation after days of protests against police brutality.

Hit Trump on Theocracy, Not Hypocrisy Hit Trump on Theocracy, Not Hypocrisy

The former president’s alliance with religious fanatics is a far bigger problem than his lack of piety.

Feb 23, 2024 / Jeet Heer

A Bible and cross lie on the American flag.

Alabama’s IVF Ruling Is Christian Theology Masquerading as Law Alabama’s IVF Ruling Is Christian Theology Masquerading as Law

The ruling is clearly unconstitutional, but don’t expect the Supreme Court to come to the rescue.

Feb 23, 2024 / Elie Mystal

Joe Biden and George W. Bush await presentation of the 2018 Liberty Medal at The National Constitution Center on November 11, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Biden Is Repeating Bush’s Post-9/11 Playbook. It’s Not Working. Biden Is Repeating Bush’s Post-9/11 Playbook. It’s Not Working.

Just like his predecessor, the president is decrying anti-Arab and Muslim hatred while helping to fuel it. But people are refusing to let him get away with this hypocrisy.

Feb 23, 2024 / Saliha Bayrak

Protesters Descend On Orange Unified School District Board Meeting Before Transgender Notification Policy Decision

The Right-Wing Pretexts of Parents’ and Children’s Rights The Right-Wing Pretexts of Parents’ and Children’s Rights

Across the country, both notions are being carried to absurd extremes—at great cost to the groups they claim to represent.

Feb 23, 2024 / Sasha Abramsky

trans rights demonstration

The War on Transgender Kids Took the Life of Nex Benedict The War on Transgender Kids Took the Life of Nex Benedict

America eats its young through legislation that valorizes bullying.

Feb 22, 2024 / Dave Zirin

House Oversight Committee Considers Citing Hunter Biden For Contempt Of Congress

The GOP Witness Against Hunter Biden Is Full of Baloney The GOP Witness Against Hunter Biden Is Full of Baloney

FBI informant Alexander Smirnov has been indicted for lying to federal agents—and may have ties to Russian intelligence.

Feb 22, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

An American flag above the Washington Monument is seen split nearly in two in June 2018.

America’s Two-Party System Failure America’s Two-Party System Failure

While Republicans seek power on behalf of their disgraced former leader, Democrats have all but gone into hiding.

Feb 21, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Mandy Cohen rubs her head while taking notes during her end-of-day check-in inside her office at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, on Thursday, September 21, 2023.

We’re Letting a Public Health Disaster Unfold In Slow Motion We’re Letting a Public Health Disaster Unfold In Slow Motion

Republicans are working hard to destroy our public health infrastructure. Too many Democrats are helping them. It needs to stop now.

Feb 22, 2024 / Gregg Gonsalves

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