A new study released in July asserts that the criminal justice system discriminates against people with mental disabilities.
A California court recently reversed a decision that would have weakened teacher employment protections. Economist Jesse Rothstein discusses the tradeoffs between job security and attracting new teachers.
Donald Trump plays to the alienation of the white working class as a vengeful, authoritarian father figure.
A swath of high desert known as Bears Ears has become ground zero in the long-running battle over the nation’s public lands.
The new mobile game poses critical question about privacy, commercialism, and children’s attachment to screens.
The labor movement's agenda was on full display in Philadelphia, as was the Democratic Party's emerging rift between unions and Silicon Valley.
To win in November, Clinton will need to put pocketbook issues front and center.
Most progressives would rank Citizens United v. FEC as the worst ruling ever handed down by the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts. But five other rulings are turning out to be even more disastrous.
Two new books about the late 1960s provide grist for thinking about political turbulence today.
It's who he is, and why they love him.
Clinton and Trump support new spending on the nation’s roads, bridges, airports, and mass transit. It remains to be seen whether the next Congress will.
Protests against police violence worked their way through downtown Philadelphia, in opposition to Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Convention.
A conversation with NEA President Lily Eskelsen García on what 2016 means for K-12 education.
The prime minister, in an attack of good sense, realizes that a GOP victory may not be good news for Israel.
Faced with the prospect of an airport strike that could have blocked convention delegates from landing in Philadelphia, senior Democratic officials pressured American Airlines to the bargaining table.