In an fruitless effort to erradicate Colombian coca crops, the U.S. continues to fumigate the countryside with toxic herbicides. The EPA is aware of environmental and health risks, but continues to sit on its hands.
Abortion foes have mapped a two-part strategy to chip away at reproductive rights. The plan begins with stacking the judiciary with antiabortion judges and ends with a string of state and federal legislation that puts services out of reach for many of America's most vulnerable women.
The recounting of votes in Florida may end up feeding lawsuits in the next few weeks and conspiracy theories for years to come. The only decisive blow was made to the Green party, which was drubbed across the country.