Mark Hertsgaard is an investigative editor for the Nation. He is author of Hot: Living through the Next Fifty Years on Earth and On Bended Knee: The Press and the Reagan Presidency.
President Trump shook much of the world yesterday with his comment on future threats from North Korea. "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen."
Aug. 9, 2017from To the Point
The deadline for the UN Climate Change summit in Paris is Friday, with the stated goal of keeping global warming under 2° Celsius.
Dec. 9, 2015from To the Point
On his way to the Climate Summit in Paris, Governor Jerry Brown spoke to reporters and radio hosts today.
Dec. 1, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Apr. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
And minutes later, he’s indicted — this time, by the state of New York.
Mar. 13from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
When it comes to matters of race, the entertainment industry fails its increasingly diverse audience, time and again.
Mar. 15from Scheer Intelligence
After 17 years, the U.S. is trying to negotiate its way out of Afghanistan. One partner in the search for peace is the Taliban, once an enemy in the “War on Terror.”
Mar. 14from To the Point
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has turned in his report. What next?
Mar. 27from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Thinking machines are finally able to think for themselves. In the US, it’s for money. In China, it’s to enforce state control.
Mar. 28from To the Point
Canadian show “Workin’ Moms” gained attention in the U.S. after Netflix picked it up. Now in its third season, the show follows four women and their lives after giving birth.
Mar. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Attorney General William Barr released the highly anticipated Mueller report this morning.
Apr. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals.
Apr. 11from To the Point