It's the funding source for Social Security and Medicare, but it's become regressive and destructive. Candidates for 2020 should be looking to replace payroll taxes, not use them as a cash cow.
You'd think the church would be all over helping the vulnerable. Think again.
Yes, the two business leaders agreed on some key issues and led unorthodox campaigns that upset traditional politics, but they were very different men.
Not everyone, it seems, accepts Saudi Arabia—even when they're paid handsomely for their acceptance.
The fact Pete Buttigieg and Seth Moulton went on record with their experiences of PTSD and depression suggests Americans are becoming far more accepting of mental health issues.
Republicans now routinely refer to AOC as a liar. They don't bother to offer proof. But it's not about facts at all.
Muslim leaders, scholars, academics and religious teachers have come together and laid out concrete actions to reconcile, not radicalize, our future generations.
No other country on the planet can match our overall economic strength —without cheating, anyway. Unfortunately, some countries do cheat.
Ride-share companies are among the innovators who have built our new economy. But the system is truly broken. It's time to innovate in legislation too, and California can lead the way.
Anyone who wants to be president must take a stand against the Hyde Amendment, as well as the bans to safe, legal abortion and the Title X gag rule.
At best, it is a self serving and self-fulfilling prophecy. At worst, it is a powerful relic from an even more prejudiced age.
Reclaiming democracy requires ending big money in politics, stopping corporate welfare, busting up monopolies and stopping voter suppression. It is the bedrock for everything else America must do.
Help conserve rare species while aboard a luxury cruise through the Ecuadorean archipelago made famous by Darwin
The Pangolin, quite possibly one of the strangest and most unique animals in the world, is on the verge of extinction.
The architecture, paintings and monuments that have shaped American art throughout the ages.
Thousands of tons of plastic "recycling" have been sent to Malaysia from the U.S., the U.K., Australia, Europe, Japan and elsewhere. It's time these nations stepped up to help deal with their own waste.
It is estimated that a billion new trees will need to be planted to meet the rising demand.
The nation built on freedom to dissent is trying to break a dissident who rebelled in the name of freedom.
Only in the Trump era could such a potent symbol of freedom as the Statue of Liberty be appropriated by a dictatorship like Saudi Arabia.
The founders weren't exactly free traders.
The Fourth of July is the most important political holiday in the world.
We are still having similar arguments in America today, but the remote power that conservatives and libertarians worry about is the size, scale and scope of our own federal government.
Britain has tested tens of thermonuclear bombs on pristine islands in the Pacific. The communities and the British servicemen who participated are haunted by the blasts to this day.