How to Fact-Check History
Meet Joseph Hogan, Retro Report's fact-checker who explains what methods and processes he employs to …
Health Risks of Vaping: Lessons From the Battle With Big Tobacco
Like cigarette manufacturers decades ago, e-cigarette makers have pitched their products as fun and …
Poll Watchers and the Long History of Voter Intimidation
President Trump has called on supporters, including law enforcement officers, to monitor election …
New York Tenants Are Organizing Against Evictions, as They Did in the Great Depression
Activists concerned about pandemic-related homelessness are seeking rent relief. In the 1930s, …
Don’t leave fact-checking to the fact-checkers
To stop misinformation at its source, everyone (students especially) should learn how to verify information.
Where the City’s Marshals Get Their Power
These city appointees, who enforce evictions and earn their incomes from fees, are once again emerging as symbols of housing insecurity.
How the Electoral College Upends the Popular Vote, and What’s Needed to Abolish It
Our arcane – some say undemocratic – system dates back to the nation’s founding.
More US Teens Are Getting a Lesson in Evolution
For decades evolution has been a contentious topic in American schools. Something seems to be changing.
As Evictions Loom, Cities Revisit a Housing Solution From the 70s
Proposals giving tenants the right to purchase their building are being revived as Covid-19 puts renters at risk.