Politics

How Sandy Saved Occupy

The protest movement's disaster-relief efforts have helped it connect with the “99 percent” it had trouble reaching in its Zuccotti Park days.

The Election Heard Round the Watercooler

Politics and work remain the oil and water of the office, but that doesn't mean Citizens United-happy executives won't try their damnedest to mix them.

Taking Opposite Tacks on Iran and Syria

Viewed from the region, talk of war takes on a different hue.

Good News from the Supreme Court

Turns out it's perfectly constitutional to record the police doing their jobs.

Donald Trump Continues to Troll Everyone

He thinks the GOP should be more racially sensitive.

How Not to Appeal to Asian Americans

Next time, a little less racism.

What Do Republicans Want?

They can't get away with not stating their positions on the Austerity Trap for too much longer.

Simpler Is Better

When it comes to government regulations, public is better, simpler, and more efficient.

Do Republicans Have a Southern Problem?

As the region changes demographically, the GOP's stranglehold is showing cracks.

The Gaza Cease-Fire: A Beginning, Not an End

Last week's successful negotiations will be a failure of leadership if they do not pave the way for an end to the occupation.

Why You Shouldn't Shop at Wal-Mart on Friday

While the company's shareholders rake in $16 billion per year, the average worker at America's largest employer makes just $8.81 an hour.

Under Water Pressure

Nearly 400 years after the first Thanksgiving, the Navajo and Hopi are fighting the coal industry for rights to their land.

The Collapse of Black Wealth

Prince George’s County was a symbol of African American prosperity. Then came the housing crisis.

Another Defeat for the NRA

In the 2012 election, they lost almost everywhere they tried to make a difference.

Wal-Mart: Always Low Wages

Employees are planning a walkout on Black Friday, and that's only the beginning.

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