Politics

Will Puzder Be the First to Fall?

Inside the battle to resist Trump’s ‘Anti-Labor Secretary’ nominee.

Photos from the Moral March on Raleigh

Thousands in North Carolina protested both state policy and the Trump administration.

Be Grateful That He's Not Subtle About It

I live in a country where democracy is fading. Trump's all-out assault makes it easier for Americans to sustain resistance.

Q&A: Tom Perez Makes His Case

The former labor secretary talks about why he’s the person who can turn around the Democratic Party. 

An A.G. in Action

A day in the life of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman: Suing Trump, defending sanctuary cities, changing the law so more people can vote.

Providence Coalition Forces Officials to Think Smarter About Transportation

A grassroots campaign to stop a traditional expressway project shows how communities can shape state transportation decisions. 

The Black Condition and the American Condition

Raoul Peck’s masterful film about James Baldwin, I Am Not Your Negro, reminds us that we are not free to choose the condition of our existence—a useful reminder at a time when the president insists that fear of the alien is the defining characteristic of the American condition.

Andy Puzder’s Reverse Nuremberg Defense

Trump’s pick for labor secretary says he was only giving orders to his law-breaking franchises.

Janet Yellen’s Secret Weapon Against Wall Street Deregulation

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a rare opportunity to change the culture of the nation’s central bank when she picks a successor to outgoing general counsel Scott Alvarez.

Dakota Access Pipeline Fight May Open New Chapter of Indian-Federal Conflict

The president’s signature on an executive order could reignite the clashes between Native Americans and their supporters—and their historic adversaries.

Upholding the Rule of Law

The appellate court informs the president that he can’t end-run the Constitution.

Q&A: How Democrats Can Win the Voter Suppression Argument

Jason Kander, a rising Democratic star, is leading a new organization that hopes to turn the tables on Republican voter suppression. 

A Redder Pennsylvania

But will the legislature—more Republican than ever—overplay its hand?

The Case for Keith

Why the Democrats should make Keith Ellison their DNC chair

Gary Cohn: Trickle Downer of the Week

In which Goldman Sachs deregulates itself—and tells you it’s for your own good. 

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