The American Staff
Sen. Edward Kennedy
The industry where you really can make billions and pay no taxes.
Service workers' struggle for access to predictable schedules—and more hours—is slowly paying off.
Democrats’ longstanding failure to address inequality and insecurity among the white working class helped set the stage for 2016.
Donald Trump's recent remarks highlight the candidate’s bigotry, but also signal a grim future for African Americans should he be elected.
A Maine ballot initiative could pave the way for a statewide election system known as ranked choice voting that its backers hope would serve as a national model.
Today’s inequality has more to do with historical accident and political power than economic efficiency.
Why “no job loss” is the wrong standard for setting the right wage floor.
As cities have moved left and states have moved right, the conflicts between them have escalated.
Here’s what America does well in integrating immigrants and what we could do better—unless anti-immigrant passions take over.
Kids benefit when their dads make more time for them. Try doing it while juggling two or three minimum-wage jobs.