At the rate things are going, tens of millions of us could end up as temps, contract employees, call-center operators, and the like.
It could win Democrats the White House in 2016. But don't get too excited.
What are the odds on the different outcomes?
Why New York should take David Koch’s name off a Lincoln Center theater
McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission looks set to be another win for the right and the rich, based on yesterday's oral arguments.
Jim Gilliam of NationBuilder says his software will "democratize democracy." So why do many of his progressive friends consider him a traitor?
If Boehner gives them the chance to vote, they could save the day. Or maybe they won't.
Why liberal Democrats in Congress, despite being greater in number, have nothing like the power of Tea Party conservatives.
Women may have more jobs than ever, but should we be applauding record gains in low-wage employment when gender discrimination and the pay gap persist?
Donald Webster Cory's 1951 landmark book, The Homosexual in America, inspired early activists. Then he disavowed its message.
The city's program to improve girls’ body image could actually work.
Obama hasn't made any demands up until now. Maybe it's time he did.
Some liberals think the Affordable Care Act is unpopular because Barack Obama didn't do a good job selling it. Here are the five reasons that's wrong.
When the shutdown is over and the victors are proclaimed, remember that narratives and messaging aren’t to thank. They were set to win before this war even started.
"Revenge porn" is a growing form of online harassment, and state lawmakers are beginnging to take notice. The Prospect talks to one legal expert on what can be done to curb the phenomenon.