A landmark report notes the toll that private enterprises, including charter schools, take on the public’s control over the institutions it funds.
Nonprofit community organizations focused on mobilizing immigrant voters are proliferating around the country, and may play a crucial role in whether immigrants turn out in this election.
In more and more sectors, companies are pining to make human labor obsolete. What can be done?
Young activists take on a traditional culture that fosters disengagement.
Forget the expectations, the zingers, and the question of who "won." Here's what will actually be revealing.
Donald Trump's recent remarks highlight the candidate’s bigotry, but also signal a grim future for African Americans should he be elected.
Clinton’s announcement to expand the federal estate tax on the wealthy is a bold step towards addressing today’s skyrocketing inequality.
No institution today can bring out the immigrant vote like the old urban machines and industrial unions once did.
To succeed in her first match-up with Trump, she must meet his simian displays with the finesse of a ballerina.
Political scientist Megan Tompkins-Stange discusses her new book about the role of philanthropic foundations in education policy, and why they should be more accountable to the public.
Service workers' struggle for access to predictable schedules—and more hours—is slowly paying off.
Democrats’ longstanding failure to address inequality and insecurity among the white working class helped set the stage for 2016.
In both France and the United States, substantial numbers of voters feel deprived of voice and eager to identify with pugnacious politicians prepared to transgress what used to be the limits of political respectability.
As the birther controversy illustrates, Donald Trump seems to be dangerously immune from charges of hypocrisy, incompetence, or corruption.
Leaked documents from the investigation into the Wisconsin governor’s alleged campaign-finance violations show how dark money really works in modern politics.