A few days ago, A Russian statement claimed that electricity would be sold to Ukrainians from the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhe nuclear power plant. If Ukrainians didn’t take up that offer, the elect
Well, some state had to be the first to go full Gilead, and the Sooner State is as logical a candidate as any: Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would ban abortions from the moment of
On May 20, 1926, the Railway Labor Act passed Congress. This pioneering legislation attempted to end strikes on the most important of the American transportation networks and has proven surprisingly s
It’s a populist working class party now: House GOP leaders were among the 192 Republicans who voted against providing $28 million in aid to the Food and Drug Administration to address the shorta
The biggest reason Elon Musk is going MAGA is presumably Joe Biden being too pro-labor, but he also very much fits in with the Trump ethos in other ways: SpaceX, the aerospace firm founded by Elon Mus
The Lexington Herald-Leader has an excellent two part story about the effort to shift control over libraries to local authorities. The upshot of this effort is, of course, an attempt to remove books t
Dayen has a good piece on the complex politics of the solar energy industry and how despite how it initially looks, it is essentially beholden to the Chinese. The Solar Energy Industries Association i
Since this is not my area of research, I have generally followed the typical line, developed by many historians, that evangelicals really didn’t care about abortion when Roe was decided in 1973.