Jul 07, 2015
The evidence favors a hypothesis many Americans reject: Immigration has helped reduce crime and revitalize city economies.
Mar 12, 2013
To begin fixing America’s broken system, we must be guided by both our highest values and our economic needs.
May 01, 2015
A Marshall Plan now is cheaper than military action to deal with collapsing states later.
Sep 08, 2015
Right-wing, anti-immigrant nationalism has been on the rise in Europe. Can EU leaders still learn from history?
Jun 13, 2014
The Wilks brothers, whose fortune comes from fracking, give tens of millions to right-wing groups and anti-choice "pregnancy centers," anti-LGBT groups, and organizations affiliated with ALEC.
Jun 10, 2014
Yes, immigration reform is probably dead for now. But it was probably dead yesterday, even before Cantor was vanquished.
May 23, 2014
Round and round she goes...
May 20, 2014
Lawsuits are the billionaire brothers’ weapon of choice—against each other—writes Daniel Schulman in his first-rate new bio. But buying our democracy, and maybe killing it, is pure self-interest.
May 19, 2014
What do Tea Partiers do when the drama of storming the barricades fades to ordinary politics?
May 15, 2014
There is right, and there is wrong. And having to watch patients die because legislators refused the administration's Medicaid expansion—that's just wrong, says physician Charlie van der Horst.
May 13, 2014
As the North Carolina state legislature reopens on May 14 with no ideological reversal in sight, the Monday takeovers of the rotunda will resume. So, likely, will the arrests.
Feb 12, 2014
Political language is always twisted and obscurantist—but never more so than when it comes to the immigration debate.
Feb 09, 2014
Latinos have the power to revolutionize American politics. But first they have to vote.
Jan 31, 2014
The fundamental dynamic hasn't changed: the national GOP may want reform, but it isn't in individual members' interests.
Dec 19, 2013
As Sudanese and Eritreans marched on Jerusalem earlier this week, it became harder for the government to ignore its refugee issue.
Nov 22, 2013
As this week's series of demonstrations on the National Mall shows, it's hard to rally citizens when Congress seems incapable of responding to their demands.
Nov 07, 2013
A look at the uncertain existence of the legal migrant farmworkers that the agricultural industry relies on for cheap labor.
Oct 23, 2013
Sex trafficking isn't our only problem—forced labor accounts for a significant number of the estimated 20,000 victims of human trafficking who enter the U.S. each year.
Oct 21, 2013
Whatever its chances of passage, it's another opportunity for Obama to encourage division in the GOP.