The American Staff
Mark Leon Goldberg
How much damage is Trump inflicting, and what will it take for Republicans to rein him in?
We are no longer trying to avert a constitutional crisis—we are living one, and have been for months.
Charles Harder, the lawyer who brought down Gawker, may have played fast and loose with legal ethics in that case. He now represents Donald Trump against Stormy Daniels.
Adele M. Stan
Calling Trump’s pronouncements a mere distraction means allowing our country to align itself against the democracies of the world.
Celine McNicholas & Heidi Shierholz
Wealthy donors and corporations backing the plaintiffs have little stake in the public education, social welfare, and other municipal systems that they largely do not use.
How the American Federation of Teachers has taken the lead in reinvigorating the poorest county in the state
Here’s a plan that eliminates the long-term shortfall in its finances and updates the system for the 21st century.
Want to flip Texas and Arizona? Nearly one million Latino citizens turn 18 every year.
Dedicated lanes for bikes and buses are a great idea. But there is only so much city street to go around. The missing link? Limiting cars.
Public-sector competence is needed to make sure citizens get a good deal—and private vendors are no substitute for adequate public funding.