The American Staff
Celine McNicholas & Heidi Shierholz
Wealthy donors and corporations backing the plaintiffs have little stake in the public education, social welfare, and other municipal systems that they largely do not use.
After his family separation policy ignited a conservative backlash, Trump tried to pin the new initiative on Democrats.
Eliza Newlin Carney
Voter purges are on the rise, thanks to a right-wing campaign to “clean up” voter rolls in places where Democrats and voters of color would be hardest hit.
Trump’s policy mess needs to be located in a broader debate about what America’s trade policy should look like.
The great scientist was a radical egalitarian—but subject nonetheless to some of the biases of his time.
How the American Federation of Teachers has taken the lead in reinvigorating the poorest county in the state
Here’s a plan that eliminates the long-term shortfall in its finances and updates the system for the 21st century.
Want to flip Texas and Arizona? Nearly one million Latino citizens turn 18 every year.
Dedicated lanes for bikes and buses are a great idea. But there is only so much city street to go around. The missing link? Limiting cars.
Public-sector competence is needed to make sure citizens get a good deal—and private vendors are no substitute for adequate public funding.