Losers like Lincoln and FDR just didn't see the presidency's potential as a personal money-maker.
A frightening array of Islamophobes, xenophobes, homophobes, racists, and misogynists is assembling around President-elect Trump, normalizing the language and actions of hatred.
Bail systems across the country continue to function as another way the criminal justice system exacerbates poverty and racial inequality.
In the name of human decency—and law and order—many have pledged to try.
Republicans control Washington now, but a string of successful campaign finance ballot initiatives at the state and local level has buoyed the democracy movement.
From Lincoln to Trump: Are we witnessing an irrevocable change in the American soul or a temporary warp in the “arc of the moral universe,” which will someday again “bend toward justice”?
Trump Tower became a magnet for those protesting the election of Donald Trump.
In one Ohio Rust Belt town, energy flagged among Hillary Clinton volunteers in the weeks leading up to Election Day, offering a glimpse into the enthusiasm gap that did her in.
Environmentalists prepare for a long, hard fight in the age of Trump.
Unions were finally on an upswing. Now, they’re staring down the barrel of the GOP’s gun.
Don't believe that Clinton could have won over Trump voters by talking about bread-and-butter issues.
A new movie about the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized interracial marriage resonates today in the wake of Obergefell v. Hodges.
Ben Carson as Secretary of Education? Farce becomes tragedy.
The role of sheer fortune challenges the politics of the fortunate—and the conceits of economics.
Economic anxiety drove many of Donald Trump’s working-class voters, a bloc Democrats failed to energize amid plunging turnout overall.