For the First Time Since 2010, People Who Accept Climate Change Control the House Science Committee

Several Democratic House candidates with scientific backgrounds won against Republican incumbents on Tuesday.
Becky Ferreira
net neutrality

Effort to Shame Republicans for Killing Net Neutrality Gains Steam in the House

Ignoring the public’s will on net neutrality is going to be an issue in the midterms.
Karl Bode
Online Propaganda

Evidence Suggests the GOP Bought at Least 17 Anti-James Comey Domains

The Republican party has apparently created a series of domains to discredit and attack former FBI director James Comey. Meanwhile, Democratic party sympathizers appear to have created similar domains to counter the Republicans’ anti-Comey campaign.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Who Needs The FCC?

Republican Senators Have Introduced a Bill That Would End Net Neutrality Forever

Ted Cruz and his allies in the Senate are plotting to torpedo net neutrality once and for all.
Sam Gustin
Truth And Consequences

Internet Activists Plot 2018 Electoral Revenge Against Republican Privacy Sellouts

Coming soon to a GOP district near you: Street protests, billboards, and online organizing campaigns.
Sam Gustin
That Escalated Quickly

Phony VPN Services Are Cashing in on America's War on Privacy

Nicholas Deleon
Name and Shame

Here Are the Republicans Who Sold Out Your Online Privacy to the Broadband Industry

A public service message from Motherboard.
Sam Gustin

Republicans Are Dismantling the Law That Protects Your DNA From Your Boss

Genes, please.
Jordan Pearson
Congressional Review Act

Behind The Obscure Law Republicans Are Using to Gut Environmental Protections

Republicans in Congress are using the Congressional Review Act, a rarely-used law, to rip away protections for public lands.
Sarah Emerson
Trump's EPA

This GOP Bill to Dismantle the EPA Is More Destructive Than You Think

The entire proposal is one sentence.
Ben Adler

The Milo Yiannopoulos Fallout Reminds Us Why the Political Must Be Made Personal

The most abstract concepts are, ultimately, made of people. The trick is finding ways to communicate how.
Whitney Phillips

Republicans Vote to Allow Killing of Wolves and Bears on Refuges in Alaska

The US Fish and Wildlife Service rule prohibits controversial methods like gassing dens and shooting cubs.
Grennan Milliken