In 2017, with Trump in the White House, Republicans in Congress passed a massive tax cut for corporations, reducing the basic corporate tax rate from…
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On Tuesday night, Trump announced he was running for president for the third time. The coverage of his announcement was broadly critical, focusing on…
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Last Friday, the crypto exchange FTX, founded by Sam Bankman-Fried, abruptly declared bankruptcy after it was unable to fulfill customer requests for…
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Shortly after he took office, President Biden announced a goal of building 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030, enough clean energy to power 10…
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Earlier this month, as the Houston Astros faced the Philadelphia Phillies in the World Series, the home plate umpire presided over the game with the FTX…
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On October 19, 2022, the New York Times — America's "paper of record" — ran a story with the headline, "Democrats’ Feared Red October Has Arrived." The…
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About last nightThe much-discussed “red wave” never materialized. Election night has come and gone, and control of the Senate and House still hangs in the balan…
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In the last days of a campaign, a lot of the coverage focuses on polls and trying to predict the outcome. But the winners and losers will not be decided…
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Tomorrow is Election Day, and inflation is the dominant issue for most voters. According to a CNN poll conducted October 26-31, 51% of voters say the…
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This is a special joint edition of Popular Information and HEATED, a climate newsletter by journalist Emily Atkin. HEATED is a must-read for anyone who…
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Last Friday, Elon Musk, the world's wealthiest person, purchased Twitter, one of the world's most important communication platforms, for $44 billion…
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In August, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) held a "campaign-style event" and announced that 20 people had been arrested "for breaking Florida’s…
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