The 2016 “Are You Serious?” Awards

January 03, 2017

Last year’s lowlights from world politics, the culture wars and the military-industrial complex. Each year, Conn Hallinan gives awards to individuals, companies and governments that make reading the news a daily adventure. Here are the awards for 2016. The Golden Lemon Award The Golden Lemon...

Millennials Shape Discussion on Gun Violence

December 09, 2016

Millennials want to see an intersectional understanding of gun violence in America. Each generation carries its own revolution. For years, gun violence has dramatically impacted communities around the United States, and a movement for gun violence prevention has emerged to respond. Now, as we...

Can Europe Resist the Trump Tide?

December 08, 2016

Austria’s latest vote shows the European ideal isn't dead yet. But the far-right is rising quickly. Norbert Hofer is a nasty piece of work. On the surface, he seems like a bland, soft-spoken, conventionally handsome Central European engineer-turned-politician who emphasizes the conventional...