Congressman Barney Frank
The American Staff
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.
Hillary Clinton’s support from millennial voters has dropped sharply since August, a problem that she needs to address even more aggressively to hold onto this key bloc of voters.
Jared Bernstein & Lori Wallach
The new president needs a fresh approach to trade.
Clinton’s announcement to expand the federal estate tax on the wealthy is a bold step towards addressing today’s skyrocketing inequality.
The industry where you really can make billions and pay no taxes.
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.