STUDY: White Men See Guns As a Means of Empowerment in Times of Economic Uncertainty

Study finds white men are often empowered by guns when faced with loss of economic status. This subset of gun owners has a different set of values and policy beliefs worth further study, including tendencies towards insurrectionism.

Senate Dems Are Coming for Jared Kushner

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have the demanded that the White House explain why senior adviser Jared Kushner still has a security clearance and access to classified information despite reports that he failed to disclose meetings with Russian officials and businessmen. Kushner also omitted dozens of contacts with foreign business leaders on his SF86 security clearance … Continued

Snow Days were Hell Weeks for America’s Working Poor

Among the many alarming effects of climate change, one receives far less attention than it deserves: its economic effect on the working poor. Most discussions of climate change acknowledge its disproportionate effect on poor communities in developing countries, primarily due to the risk of famine, displacement and disease from rising sea levels, and increases in the severity and frequency of … Continued

Baltimore’s Delinquent Water Bills Tap a Wellspring of Concern

Starting this week, 25,000 households in Baltimore will suddenly lose their access to water for owing bills of $250 or more, with very little notice given and no public hearings. Rita, a renter in Southeast Baltimore who asked to remain anonymous for this story in order to protect her two children from being taken away, … Continued

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