Politics

Adele M. Stan Wins Hillman Prize for Excellence in Journalism

The award recognizes journalists whose work is in the service of the common good.

Europe: Don’t Break Out the Champagne Yet

The good news: The far right is defeated in France. The bad news: more austerity policy

Immigrant Courts Should Be Independent -- Not an Arm of the Administration

The president of the National Association of Immigration Judges outlines what it would take to improve the administration of justice.

100 Days of Winning

A letter from Donald Trump to America

France Avoids the Worst

In the first round of the French presidential election, voters shocked everyone by doing exactly what the polls predicted they would do. Round two will make 39-year-old Emmanuel Macron the youngest French president and the first not to be a member of one of the two major parties.

One Toke Over the Line with Trump and Sessions

Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions may want to curb marijuana use, but like trying to do away with Obamacare, it may already be too late.

100 Days of Corruption

President Trump’s first 100 days have been marked by ethics controversies, lawsuits, federal investigations and public outrage over his business conflicts.

Tesla Workers File Charges with National Labor Board as Battle with Elon Musk Intensifies

Employees fight back as Tesla ramps up anti-union policies.

Ditching O’Reilly Is Not Enough

The real strike against a culture of sexual intimidation would be for British regulators to deny Fox’s bid for a satellite company.

Fighting Child Poverty With a Universal Child Allowance

Expanding a strategy on which liberals and conservatives can agree

Two Cheers for the Deep State

When you actually try to govern, reality has a way of pushing back. Who knew?

The GOP’s Overtime Reform Plan: Fraud Masquerading as Flexibility

With Obama’s landmark overtime expansion blocked in the courts, conservatives roll out a plan that would undo overtime pay as we know it. 

Gritty Urban Chic and the Politics of Backlash

Critic Richard Florida predicted the urban resurgence—what surprised him was the reaction of the displaced.

The Vital Purpose Behind Protesting Over Trump's Tax Returns

The protests won't make him change his mind. But this is how to keep him from setting precedents.

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