The American Staff
Paul Starr, Robert Kuttner, Michael Tomasky
Unless the mainstream offers something better, he will be the voice of economic nationalism.
How Congress would respond to Mueller's ousting may be an open question.
Adele M. Stan
Picking Mike Pompeo to replace Rex Tillerson as secretary of state puts a Koch favorite in charge of foreign policy.
The Puerto Rican governor’s plan to implement work requirements for welfare recipients is a cruel political ploy, not a policy solution.
Republicans prioritize dealing with airline employees’ poor judgment with pets over young people dying from gun violence.
We need to legalize the undocumented already here, but open borders will mean lower wages for American workers.
TAP Goes to the Oscars: The Florida Project is a film about life as a poor kid. It doesn’t erase the innocence of childhood—or the harshness of poverty.
To black workers in this picturesque South Carolina town, the unionized steel mill anchors their community. To the town’s white civic leaders, it blocks Georgetown’s gentrification. For the past two years, they’ve been fighting it out.
Donald Trump could well kill more funds for the construction of critical rail infrastructure projects—which doesn’t bode well for the Northeast.