We Are Not Bargaining Chips

A Dreamer’s account of the life “in limbo” that the undocumented are compelled to lead—and how the battle for legalization became a battle for America’s good name

Infrastructure, Immigration, and Trump’s War on Cities

The president’s putative concern for America’s decaying infrastructure takes a back seat to his anti-immigrant demagoguery and anti-urban policies.

Sexual Harassment and Sexual Behavior

Are women invariably the victims or do women bear any responsibility?

Good Riddance, Sam Brownback

The governor may be (finally) leaving Kansas, but his trickle-down legacy has saddled us all. 

Q&A: America’s Marijuana Moments

Historian Emily Dufton discusses the prospects of a Sessions-led backlash to legal weed.

What First Amendment?

Republicans cast themselves as champions of the First Amendment, but they’ve done nothing to stop Donald Trump’s war on free speech.

Trump’s Great American Whitewash

Why do so many white people believe that the president has their best interests at heart?

Bank of Whose America?

By eliminating a popular free checking account, Bank of America only reminds us that traditional banking is for everyone—except the poor.

How Freaked Out Are Republicans About Mueller? Ask the Russian Bots.

Over the course of the last 48 hours, bots linked to the Russian Federation have viralized a Twitter hashtag created by Republican lawmakers, who have a lot to be worried about.

Is Another Youth Rebellion in the Making?

It’s been half a century since young people around the world asserted that the times were “a-changin’.” Could another youth rebellion be in the making?

Abortion Access, the Supreme Court, and a Troubling Case of Déjà Vu

Planned Parenthood’s new petition for high court review involves a state restriction on medication abortion nearly identical to one the nation’s top court ruled unconstitutional in 2016.

One Year Later, Trump’s Promise to American Steel Workers Is Unfulfilled

With a deadline looming, pressure mounts on the president to make good on his campaign promise to curb Chinese steel dumping. 

Abusing Drugs

How CVS uses its market power to destroy competing independent pharmacies.

Jeff Sessions Is Just Getting Started on Deporting More Immigrants

He’s speeding up their hearings, and if that leads to expelling exemplary immigrants on whose paperwork the government is sitting—well, that’s tough.

Davos Man

We can only imagine what Donald Trump will say when he addresses the World Economic Forum at the elite ski resort.