The American Staff
With Obama’s landmark overtime expansion blocked in the courts, conservatives roll out a plan that would undo overtime pay as we know it.
When you actually try to govern, reality has a way of pushing back. Who knew?
Rachel M. Cohen
Despite an absence of rigorous, independent evaluation, school officials and city leaders have framed D.C.’s new education policies as a great success.
Under Trump, it's open season on health, safety, labor, financial, and environmental measures—that protect people who voted for him.
Eliza Newlin Carney
President Trump’s first 100 days have been marked by ethics controversies, lawsuits, federal investigations and public outrage over his business conflicts.
America’s mega-state is now clearly its leftmost, too—and on social insurance, climate change, and immigrant rights, it has more capacity and desire to defeat Republican reaction than any other institution.
How pharmacy benefit managers morphed from processors to predators
State Democratic AGs have assumed new importance in the effort to contain the Trump presidency.
The profusion of citizen organizing as defense—and offense
Confronted by the crisis that is the Trump presidency, American progressives have overcome identity politics’ barriers and joined up in mutual defense.