The American Staff
Walter Benn Michaels
Dorothy Samuels & Alicia Bannon
Unlimited, undisclosed spending is playing an ever-greater role in state supreme court races, undermining the fairness of the courts and putting judges at risk of conflicts of interest.
They’re not libertarians on climate change or college costs, and voting for Johnson only helps someone they like even less—Trump.
In more and more sectors, companies are pining to make human labor obsolete. What can be done?
Rachel M. Cohen
A landmark report notes the toll that private enterprises, including charter schools, take on the public’s control over the institutions it funds.
The Sanders campaign mobilized the largest democratic left the nation has seen in decades. Can its follow-up organization and other liberal groups roll its revolution on?
The industry where you really can make billions and pay no taxes.
Today’s inequality has more to do with historical accident and political power than economic efficiency.
Why “no job loss” is the wrong standard for setting the right wage floor.
As cities have moved left and states have moved right, the conflicts between them have escalated.
Here’s what America does well in integrating immigrants and what we could do better—unless anti-immigrant passions take over.