How Stevie Wonder and Coretta Scott King worked in perfect harmony to beat Jesse Helms and create a national holiday.
Jimmy LaSalvia was the media's "go-to" gay GOPer. Now that he's left the party, he tells the Prospect what that was like.
2014 is shaping up to be just like every year before it, filled with people in politics and media unwilling or unable to recognize nuance.
Producers often use sexual assault to heighten drama, but depictions of sexual violence offer a greater opportunity to educate viewers.
Marginalized groups are often governments' test subjects. Here are a few lessons we can learn from their experiences.
The Supreme Court's conservative justices could be poised to roll back protections against harassment outside abortion clinics.
For nearly 20 years, the federal government has been frightened to study gun violence. President Obama has vowed to change this, but can he?
Boeing compels its workers to cut their pensions, while NYU teaching assistants find a new way to organize.
The expiration of federal mortgage-debt forgiveness at the end of last year means that struggling homeowners now owe unbearable amounts in taxes.
New York’s Working Families Party has built the most effective political operation the American left has seen in decades. Can it duplicate its success in other states?
A compendium of the more esoteric specialists cited by reporters past and present.
Will low enrollment in 2014 drive premiums higher for 2015?
On (not) going home for the holidays
What the president should push for during his final 37 months in office—it's not what the conventional wisdom would have you believe.
While everyone has had their eyes on Keystone XL, the Environmental Protection Agency has been quietly dismantling our dirtiest carbon emitters.