FROM Tom Knudson
The Hidden Records of California’s Wells Agriculture in California accounts for 80% of water use in the state, but some of that water is hidden from the public. Under an obscure law, farmers do not need to disclose where they dig wells or how much water the wells provide. What’s at stake?
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.