Trump’s appointee is the very model of a predatory lender.
A bipartisan bill that promises more money for research and development is actually full of giveaways for the pharmaceutical industry and other trade groups.
How do they affect all the city's children?
Next spring’s French presidential contest is shaping up as a battle between the right and the far right. Will a majority coalesce around the right-wing candidate to keep the far right out of power as in 2002? Will a viable challenger emerge on the left? Don’t bet on it. The world has changed, and so has the Front National.
Andy Puzder, the CEO of a major fast-food company and sworn foe of raising the minimum wage, embodies the right’s anti-worker, trickle-down agenda.
His election is "an extinction-level event for American labor."
Roe v. Wade will stand for now, but the essential right it protects is in Trump’s line of fire.
Being out of power—or at least being out of the White House—can be very good for a party.
Declining socioeconomic wellbeing is fueling populist movements in the United States and around the globe, to the detriment of representative democracy.
Conservatives who indignantly hounded African Americans from government jobs during the Clinton and Obama administrations haven’t batted an eye at the overt racism of Donald Trump’s appointees.
Don’t let his reluctant disavowal of a white nationalist group fool you—the real battle begins in the Senate.
North Carolina Republicans are doing their damnedest.
Former Prime Minister François Fillon crushes the opposition in the first round of the primary for the presidential nomination of the center-right Republican primary. The winner of the runoff could well become France’s next president—if he can beat Marine Le Pen.
A reproductive rights movement that had lost touch with women’s economic concerns is partly to blame for an election outcome that now puts basic constitutional rights in jeopardy.
Two new books explore how difficult the housing market and criminal justice system make it to climb out of poverty.