Climate strike spotlights climate change's urgency, even as Democratic candidates reject its fixes

The fight over the existence of climate change is largely finished as a result of mounting evidence, devastating natural disasters and, ironically, the election of a president who dismisses climate science. When the nation was led by progressive professor Bar… [+6523 chars]

Why I'm ending my 2020 presidential campaign — and what I promise to do next

There is a framed picture hanging in the union hall of the International Longshoremens Association at the Port of Charleston, creased over and over again, as though someone kept in their wallet a memento they eventually realized had to be shared and mounted b… [+4525 chars]

As weed becomes legal in more states, the dangers of potent cannabis are being ignored

At the end of August, the U.S. Surgeon General released an alarming advisory. Although cannabis (known more colloquially as weed) has long been considered one of the safest drugs by users, especially as more and more states implement medical and recreational … [+5662 chars]

Iran's attacks and threat of 'all-out war' mean regime change is still the best U.S. policy

In the lead-up to the opening of the U.N. General Assembly next week, President Donald Trump has been almost begging the Iranian regime to sit down and start negotiating a new nuclear deal. Instead, Iran apparently decided to launch drones and possibly cruise… [+7448 chars]

Facing trauma with Jason Kander: podcast and transcript

WARNING: This episode discusses suicidal ideation. How do you know when its time to ask for help? For former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander, the moment came just as his political star was rising. In October of 2018, in the final stages of what look… [+64630 chars]

‎The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg on Apple Podcasts

The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg, MSNBCs newest original podcast, is a series of revealing, one-on-one conversations with thoughtful former American public officials from the highest levels of government service shaping this pivotal moment in American history. L… [+280 chars]

Bag Man: A Rachel Maddow podcast from MSNBC

Listen to Bag Man: A Rachel Maddow podcast from MSNBC