Monsanto’s new herbicide was supposed to save U.S. farmers from financial ruin. Instead, it upended the agriculture industry, pitting neighbor against neighbor in a struggle for survival.
When Chad Baker died from a lethal combination of cocaine and heroin, prosecutors charged Tommy Kosto, his friend and fellow drug user, with killing him—a tactic from the Reagan-era war on drugs that is gaining popularity around the country and making today's opioid crisis even worse.
The prospect of a Democratic wave in the midterm elections this fall recalls the moment, nearly 50 years ago, when a group of young, liberal lawmakers swept into Congress on a mission to overturn the status quo. What can today's Democrats learn from the historic class of 1974?
As the ACLU has transformed itself from a nonpartisan protector of civil liberties into one of Donald Trump’s most bitter political foes, it’s been forced to grapple with fundamental questions about its role in American society.