The American Staff
Christopher D. Cook
Senator Barack Obama
The namesake of the high school where 17 people were killed was a remarkable progressive activist—much like the students now demanding real gun control.
But that’s only part of getting our democracy back. Devising a strategy to block Russian election-hacking and cyber-war using social media will be even harder.
Chicago's massive Amazon HQ2 incentive package could hit the city's transit budget hard.
Adele M. Stan
Shortened lives, whether from gun violence or lack of health care, is of no concern to Republican leaders.
The tech giants are menacing democracy, privacy, and competition. Can they be housebroken?
Navigating the digital transition is a huge challenge for newspapers. Absentee ownership by private equity predators makes it all but impossible.
Looking beyond Trump, Democrats ought to focus on opening Medicare to people at age 50 and capping excessive health-care prices.
We need to legalize the undocumented already here, but open borders will mean lower wages for American workers.
As cities grow more progressive, a new breed of prosecutors are winning office and upending the era of lock-’em-up justice. They may hold the key to resisting Trump’s mania for mass incarceration.