Politics

As GOP Reconsiders Trump as Standard-Bearer, Candidate Retweets White Supremacist

Remember that plan to broaden the party’s appeal to non-whites?

One Student's Fight for Clean Air in Baltimore

For her work against the proposed Fairfield incinerator in South Baltimore, Destiny Watford has been awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize. 

From Verizon to McDonald's, the Worker Strikes Back

Recent workplace actions highlight two different strategies for worker gains, and the central challenges that they both bring to the labor movement. 

Toward a 21st-Century Labor Movement

The old model of collective bargaining can’t be resurrected. Herewith, some new models of how workers can win and wield power.

"One Person, One Vote" Battle Just Starting

Three scholars scrutinize Evenwel v. Abbott, a Supreme Court ruling with broad implications for both the future of voting rights and the direction of the Court.

"One Person, One Vote" Battle Just Starting

Three scholars scrutinize Evenwel v. Abbott, a Supreme Court ruling with broad implications for both the future of voting rights and the direction of the Court.

Why Hillary Clinton Could Be the Kind of President Bernie Sanders Supporters Will Love

She'll be as liberal as liberals force her to be.

Lawmakers Push For Sentencing Reform Ahead of Elections

A bipartisan reform measure could shrink the federal prison population by 60,000—if it can pass the Senate before November. 

Evicted? San Francisco Says Not So Fast

Amid an overheated housing market that has sent San Francisco evictions soaring, the city has stepped in to protect schoolchildren and teachers from landing on the street.

Bernie, Pope Francis, and the Moral Economy

A lay person’s primer on Catholic social teaching. 

Republicans Against Legroom

Maximizing airline shareholder value means minimizing passenger comfort, and GOP senators vote to keep it that way.

The Argument for Tuition-Free College

Soaring tuitions and student loan debt are placing higher education beyond the reach of many American students. It’s time to make college free and accessible to all.

Is Pope Francis a Bernie Bro?

The Vatican’s invitation to Sanders isn’t the first time a papal confidante undermined a woman candidate in a U.S. presidential race.

When Abortions Are Hard to Get

As the number of state restrictions grows, self-induced procedures remain shrouded in secrecy.

Does Wisconsin’s Right-to-Work Law Expose a Fatal Flaw?

Labor advocates may have found a legal strategy for combating the anti-union laws, and eyes turn to the New York primary. 

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