Much has been said about the results of the midterm elections. But what about their impact on climate change? Need to Know talks to Kate Sheppard of Mother Jones to find out.
Editorial cartoonist Steve Brodner looks at a politics the same way children play the game “opposite day,” by comparing what politicians do to what they say.
Need to Know talks with The New Yorker’s George Packer and Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico about gridlock in the U.S. Senate, once thought to be the greatest deliberative body in the world.
In this essay, Jon Meacham considers the legacy of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and compares the relatively interactive political environment in which he lived to the collision of political extremities today.
Need to Know talks with Todd Woody, an environmental journalist in California, about a little-known initiative there that could derail the state’s global warming laws.