The American Prospect
The American Staff
Trump's ugly, undisciplined rhetoric could now have actual legal consequences.
Rachel M. Cohen
Tens of millions of children report daily to run-down, sometimes unsafe school buildings. Two proposals for upgrading schools are now before Congress.
Lacking even the veneer of bipartisanship, the Kobach Commission represents an assault on basic voting rights.
Adele M. Stan
The South Carolina congressman’s absurd interrogation of CIA alum Brennan isn’t a show meant for you—it’s all for Trump’s base.
A sculptor works with stone. A confidence artist works with people's desire to believe.
America’s mega-state is now clearly its leftmost, too—and on social insurance, climate change, and immigrant rights, it has more capacity and desire to defeat Republican reaction than any other institution.
The profusion of citizen organizing as defense—and offense
Trump goes after the news media not because he thinks they’re strong, but because he thinks they’re weak and he can diminish them further.
Confronted by the crisis that is the Trump presidency, American progressives have overcome identity politics’ barriers and joined up in mutual defense.
Don't mistake the corporate embrace of diversity for defense of democracy.