The American Staff
Adele M. Stan
If Democrats are smart, they’ll explore the vice president’s role during the transition.
If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere wellIt were done quickly
Eliza Newlin Carney
Everybody loves to hate government workers, but Republicans have set out to dismantle merit-based civil service rules that protect against patronage and graft.
Trump's ugly, undisciplined rhetoric could now have actual legal consequences.
Joan Didion’s notebooks on her 1970 trip through the South offer a ghostly assessment of our current times.
America’s mega-state is now clearly its leftmost, too—and on social insurance, climate change, and immigrant rights, it has more capacity and desire to defeat Republican reaction than any other institution.
How pharmacy benefit managers morphed from processors to predators
The profusion of citizen organizing as defense—and offense
Trump goes after the news media not because he thinks they’re strong, but because he thinks they’re weak and he can diminish them further.
Confronted by the crisis that is the Trump presidency, American progressives have overcome identity politics’ barriers and joined up in mutual defense.