Friend of the (white) working man, palace-dweller, narcissist supreme—is Donald Trump the real Charles Foster Kane?
Donald Trump has sought to appeal to working Americans with his attacks on free trade, but his selection of Mike Pence as his running mate places him firmly in the anti-labor camp.
Rachel M. Cohen
Hillary Clinton’s speech this week to 3,000 teachers union members underscored recent shifts in her party’s education agenda, and took jabs at Donald Trump and his running mate, Mike Pence.
Harold Meyerson & Justin Miller
Bernie Sanders has won key concessions from Democrats and accepted Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick, but many of his followers are marching in a different direction.
Adele M. Stan
The women who sing the Republican presidential nominee’s championship of women all report to him, proving to followers the natural order of things.
The focus on extreme political correctness at Oberlin and other elite colleges risks obscuring what less privileged undergraduates are dealing with.
The politics of downward mobility and racial diversity have eroded the center, pushing Democrats to the left and Republicans toward an authoritarian right.
The labor secretary, a son of Dominican immigrants, has used his power to make real gains for workers—so successfully that he’s become a vice presidential prospect.
She’s had so much to say on so many issues that voters may not know what she wants to accomplish.
The legacy of slavery and segregation creeps northward.