Politics

Supreme Court Offers Undocumented Workers No Relief from Fear and Danger

The Court’s deadlock on DAPA puts many promising organizing efforts in jeopardy.

Supreme Court Affirmative Action Ruling Sets Precedent for Pending Cases

The decision upholding the University of Texas at Austin's admissions program is a victory for affirmative action supporters.

The Last Berniebro?

By the time Bernie Sanders finally gives Hillary Clinton his endorsement, there may be nobody left who cares.

After Brexit: What Remains of the European Project?

The British have made up their minds. But what drove them to it?

Soda Taxes Hit a Sweet Spot

Philadelphia’s new tax on soda will be a critical test for cash-strapped municipalities looking to raise revenue.

What Next for Obama’s Immigration Action?

Even after the Supreme Court failed to overturn an anti-immigrant ruling, the president still has options.

Who's to Blame for Brexit? The Elites

Britain's vote to leave the European Union was driven by right-wing populism, but the real blame must be laid at the feet of elite technocrats who have bungled the European project.

Underneath Five-Star Veneer, High-End Restaurant Employees Get Worked Over

In an industry where exploitation is business-as-usual, workers have won some important victories—but still have a long way to go.

Report: ‘Racial Rules’ Widen Economic Inequality for African Americans

A new study explores the historical roots of the widening racial inequality gap.

Will the Court Restrict Abortion to the Wealthy?

As the Supreme Court prepares to rule on Texas abortion restrictions in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, low-income women face the prospect that the procedure will become so costly as to be essentially illegal.

Can Big Business Dismantle the Joint Employer Standard?

Nearly one year after the NLRB’s landmark Browning-Ferris decision, the business lobby is fighting back.

Fighting Over Fuel

The auto industry, already under fire following a string of safety recalls, has successfully lobbied for multiple loopholes in federal emissions standards, and is now battling with regulators to weaken the administration’s signature fuel economy plan.

The Question Gun Advocates Should Have to Answer

How about acknowledging that their version of freedom has a cost?

Healing by Helping: Orlando's Strategy for Victims, Families, and Community

City officials flooded with millions in donations following the recent nightclub massacre now face a tough but increasingly common dilemma following urban tragedies: how to distribute the money.

Punishing Women for Abortion

In a new front in the emotional battle over abortion, state legislatures and courts have been imposing prison sentences on women who seek to terminate their pregnancies.

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