Politics

ColoradoCare’s Democratic Opponents Rely on Health-Care Sector Campaign Contributions

Top recipients include Governor Mike Hickenlooper and Senator Michael Bennett, who both opposed the measure.

Uber: Greed By Any Other Name?

Saudi Arabia becomes Uber's biggest investor, the rideshare company introduces a controversial leasing program, and OUR Walmart struggles after losing union funding.  

Why There Will Be More Violence During This Campaign

Anger, desperation, and the desire for drama push people to each other's throats.

The Bankers' Bank

Does the Federal Reserve govern the banking system—or vice versa? 

First Flint –- Now Philly?

Philadelphia is only the latest city to face legal action over lead contamination in drinking water.

Does Ryan’s Endorsement of Trump Signal a Koch Change of Heart?

The Koch brothers love Speaker Ryan and hate Donald Trump. But if Trump is the only game in town, the Koch network needs him.

The Expulsion and the Evidence

In 1972, the Israeli government lied to the Supreme Court about why it expelled thousands of people from their homes. Here's the real story.

Will Congress Thwart Puerto Rico’s Best Chance for Relief?

A case before the Supreme Court could give the territory the power to restructure much of its debt—but only if Congress doesn’t get in the way.  

Heights of Privilege

How the rich get relief on property taxes—and what to do about it.

In French Politics, May Is the Cruelest Month

In France, May is the month of protest pageantry, but often the real action takes place offstage.

New from the Labor Department: Overtime Pay

A conversation with economist Ross Eisenbrey, the architect of a new federal rule that’s vastly expanding overtime eligibility.

Yes, Donald Trump Could Win the Presidency

The truth of this election is that nobody really knows much of anything about how it’s going to go.

Meanwhile, Back on Most Campuses

The focus on extreme political correctness at Oberlin and other elite colleges risks obscuring what less privileged undergraduates are dealing with.

Abuses on the Border

Donald Trump says he plans to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, but civil liberties advocates say the border is already over-policed, with reports of abuses and even fatal shootings in Southwestern communities.

Getting Beyond ‘Broken Windows’ Policing in Illegal Dirt Bike Dilemma

As some cities continue to address the problem with punitive methods, other cities are taking a more collaborative approach.

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