Category - The World

On May 9, 1754, Benjamin Franklin drew the “Join or Die” cartoon pictured above in his newspaper, the Pennsylvania Gazette. At the time, the colonists debated plans to open a new front that would push conflict further west. Franklin drew...

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People are dying from lack of healthcare because our leaders have chosen, against our wishes, to take the no-dying option (UHC) off the table. Every other OECD nation has universal health care (UHC), pays far less as a share of GDP (or in absolute...

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Good long reads, for a good long weekend

The Prince-DeVos Plan to Privatize American Institutions via American Progress Despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to “drain the swamp” in Washington, D.C., it often seems like he is creating one. Take Erik Prince, the founder of Blackwater...

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