A 6-Week Abortion Ban is Taking Effect in Texas and Upending Decades of Protections for Abortion Rights

The law, which bans abortions after 6weeks of pregnancy and empowers private citizens to sue to enforce it, went into effect Wednesday in a monumental shift on abortion rights.

A 6-Week Abortion Ban is Taking Effect in Texas and Upending Decades of Protections for Abortion Rights

Protesters against Texas Bans Abortion Laws, who gather and demonstrate in Times Square on Saturday afternoon on September 4, 2021 in New York City. …

You May be Paying a Higher Tax Rate Than a Billionaire

A new ProPublica analysis of a trove of IRS documents revealed that the richest 25 Americans pay a tiny fraction of their wealth in taxes. But even if you use the most conventional yardstick — income — the wealthiest still pay low rates.

You May be Paying a Higher Tax Rate Than a Billionaire

By Paul Kiel, Jeff Ernsthausen and Jesse Eisinger, ProPublica

The very richest Americans win at the tax game no matter which measure you use. …

Why Liz Cheney Matters

Her ouster is a sign of the Republican Party’s growing discomfort with democracy.

Why Liz Cheney Matters

‘Dangerously anti-democratic’

The Republican Party’s big recent moves — the ouster of Liz Cheney from a leadership position and the passage of new state …

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