The American Staff
Walter Benn Michaels
Andy Puzder, the CEO of a major fast-food company and sworn foe of raising the minimum wage, embodies the right’s anti-worker, trickle-down agenda.
It was the party’s neoliberalism that did it in.
Trump’s appointee is the very model of a predatory lender.
Authoritarian democracy is on the march on both sides of the Atlantic. Despite alarming parallels, the U.S. remains better positioned to preserve and rebuild true democracy.
Adele M. Stan
It’s beginning to smell a lot like oligarchy.
American democracy faces the risk of systemic harm in 2016.
When did hyper-partisanship begin? Pre-election polling data point to the mid-1990s.
The chief justice’s changes to the rules for litigation make suing big business a whole lot harder.
The transformative potential of a shift in even one seat
How ending profit shifting can fix corporate tax cheating and satisfy Republicans