The American Staff
Walter Benn Michaels
Adele M. Stan
The #MeToo movement and the existential threat to patriarchy
The administration’s welcome proposal to break up pharmacy benefit managers
The problem is not the deficit, but that Trump’s deficit finances the wrong things—billionaires rather than bridges, tunnels, and schools.
New proposed restrictions mean that immigrants who have received any public benefit to which they were legally entitled could be turned away at points of entry, or see their applications to extend their stays be denied.
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.