The American Staff
Christopher Edley Jr.
Without a smoking gun, it's unlikely that Republicans will turn on the president. But never underestimate Trump's capacity for self-destruction.
William E. Spriggs
It’s a mistake to racialize an economy that harms the entire working class.
Eliza Newlin Carney
Recent disclosures reveal attempted Russian intrusions into American election systems—and that state officials were kept in the dark.
More than ever, there's a desire in the public for simple, secure, affordable health coverage.
The White House abandons employees whose access to justice has been cordoned into corporate-captured arbitration hearings.
It’s not only with whites. It reaches well into the party’s base.
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.
The elite the white working class loathes is politicians.
The impact of imprisoned parents on children shows how criminal justice policy is education policy.
Two new books on America's religious history provide key insights into the currents that produced one of the country's least religious and least biblically literate presidents.