Politics

GOP to Latinos: Drop Dead

Some Republicans want to salvage DACA, but it will be an uphill battle, and probably a losing one.

Harvey Is Not a Natural Disaster

Much of Harvey’s devastation could have been avoided with an eye to how communities grow in hurricane-prone areas—and how they respond to the overwhelming needs of their most disadvantaged residents.

DACA Phase-Out Yet Another Gimme to Trump’s Racist Base

In a series of recent events, Trump reveals racism as the organizing principle of his administration.

Making an America Worthy of the Dreamers’ Dreams

Who the DACA recipients really are, and what we can—and must—do to keep them here

DACA Poet: ‘I Don't Want to Leave Home’

One of thousands facing an uncertain future as the Trump administration vows to scrap DACA, poet and social worker Alex Alpharaoh reveals his struggle onstage.

A Labor Day Cheer For Economic Nationalism

Trump had no intention of delivering for American workers, except at the level of rhetoric. His actual policies are viciously anti-labor.

Donald Trump, Weakling

Contrary to what the president thinks, bluster and phony threats don't make you strong.

The Way Forward for Labor Is Through the States

But that requires the courts to reverse decisions that subverted federal labor law.

The Religious Right Moves to Cement Political Power Under President Trump

Conservative evangelicals have seen more victories in a Trump administration than they probably would have under any other Republican.

How Long Can Republicans Ignore the Russia Scandal?

Recent revelations move the Russia probe into new territory, posing dangers not just for Trump but also his congressional allies.

Trump’s Giddy Firetruck Photo-Op Evidence of National Emergency

What will it take for Congress to save the country from this thug?

For Now, California Bails on Bail Reform

The bail industry, now abetted by big insurance companies, chalks up another victory for its lobbyists.

Are Jews White? It's a Mistake Even to Ask

Trump has revived American anti-Semitism. It's not about color or race.

Democracy and Illiberal Governance in Hungary and the U.S.

While Viktor Orban’s nationalist populism offers chilling parallels with Trump’s America, the U.S. is in a better position to resist authoritarianism.

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