Board Games Have a Colonialism Problem

The board game “Puerto Rico” begins after everyone around the table receives a mat printed with the verdant interior of the game’s namesake island. Players are cast as European tycoons who have trekked across the Atlantic at the height of the Age of Exploration. “In 1493 Christopher Columbus discovered the […]

Centrist Democrats pose major problem for progressives

The new strength of Democratic moderates in the Senate may temper just how aggressively Democratic leaders can push for President BidenJoe BidenDemocrats say Trump impeachment defense ‘wholly without merit’ A US-Israel defense treaty has benefits — and perils White House: Biden won’t spend much time watching Trump impeachment trial MORE’s […]

The Hunter Biden problem won’t go away

The Biden administration-to-be has a full agenda of challenges and problems; unfortunately, one that won’t go away as easily as it should is Hunter Biden. During the presidential campaign, the Trump forces tried to vilify Joe BidenJoe Biden46 percent of voters say Trump should concede immediately: poll Michigan county reverses […]

Containing COVID-19 not their problem

Florida lawmakers convened for the first time in eight months Tuesday as Republican leaders gave only brief mention to the issue on the minds of all Floridians — the coronavirus and its impact — while acknowledging a $5.4 billion budget hole created by the pandemic. Lawmakers swore in 10 freshman […]

Medical Algorithms Have a Race Problem

Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. When Vanessa Grubbs first met Eli about a decade ago, he was a muscular man in his 50s. Grubbs, a doctor at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, was treating him for membranous nephropathy, a kidney condition that can lead […]