The American Staff
Senator Barack Obama
Christopher D. Cook
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.
As the birther controversy illustrates, Donald Trump seems to be dangerously immune from charges of hypocrisy, incompetence, or corruption.
Donald Trump's recent remarks highlight the candidate’s bigotry, but also signal a grim future for African Americans should he be elected.
The last two decades have seen a major shift in the party preferences of Asian Americans, but they're still not deeply engaged in civic life.
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.