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Power Jul 25
Who will own the n-word?

People are rushing to file offensive trademark applications, but for different reasons.

Power Jul 25
America’s long, shameful history of sterilizing prisoners

Coerced sterilizations are a shade away from eugenics.

Power Jul 24
Health care CEOs get paid so much it will make you sick

The country’s most influential health executives have no incentive to change the status quo.

Power Jul 24
An ICE agent speaks out

An anonymous officer talked to the New Yorker about his problems with Trump.

Power Jul 21
More than half the murders of women are partner-related

Intimate partner violence is a national public health crisis.

Power Jul 21
You can feel bad about John McCain’s cancer and still hate his legacy

The senator’s record should not be glossed over.

Power Jul 21
London criminals can’t get guns, so they’re using acid

Attacks with corrosive chemicals are happening more and more frequently.

Power Jul 20
O.J. Simpson granted parole during livestream

He'll be eligible for release in October.

Power Jul 20
Some Trump voters are starting to change their minds

Trump's support is increasing among his base, but certain voters are having second thoughts.

Power Jul 19
The U.S. is a worse place than ever to retire

And it probably won't get better next year, either.

Power Jul 19
Just say no to media coverage of drugs

Journalists pick and choose who gets to be portrayed as human.

Power Jul 19
Detroit is using federal funding to demolish homes

Michigan was given $761 million to save homes from foreclosure. It’s used half the money to demolish them instead.

Power Jul 19
We probably waste billions of dollars throwing out “expired” prescription drugs

An investigation from ProPublica shows how wasteful expiration dates can be.

Power Jul 18
The top ethics official in the U.S. has resigned because of Trump

Walter Shaub says the Trump administration is trampling on ethics rules.

Power Jul 18
Why are neoliberals such big babies?

Pundits like Jonathan Chait resent the term, but only because it's being used to attack them.

Power Jul 14
Stop patronizing the working class

Why are pundits obsessed with Applebee’s and farm workers?

Power Jul 13
Totally normal Trump lawyer has measured response to email

“Don't be afraid, you piece of shit.”

Power Jul 13
No one knows what a feminist is anymore

Feminism has become the radical notion that we need to talk about Ivanka Trump's clothing.

Power Jul 13
Trump has quietly appointed 71 people to dismantle government regulations

Surprise: nearly a third of the appointees are conflicted in some way.

Power Jul 11
This is how the Trump campaign met a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower

A timeline to help make sense of this incredible story