The fence along the U.S.–Mexico boundary has helped reduce the flow of illegal immigrants, but the human and environmental toll has been enormous.
A Prospect reporter's dispatch from the annual Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C.
He actually could talk about health care. But he won't.
The terrible record of a central conservative tenet
One year of Occupy
The progressive movement is the real counterpoint to the Tea Party, and it was made much stronger by the 99 percent's successful attempt to change the conversation on inequality.
Republicans talk very differently about the tax policy of the past and the tax policy of the future.
In 2008, 2.2 million Americans couldn't cast ballots because their voter registration was messed up. One in four aren't registered at all. There may be a solution—and one that should please both left and right.
$153 million in television ads and counting
To block financial regulations, industries and their congressional allies delay, delay, delay—and if necessary, sue.
How the Texas representative topped Roll Call's 50 Richest Members of Congress
How we measure poverty is outdated
Is voting turning into more of a social decision?
It isn't that hard to do.
The shift to 401(k)-type plans was the most tectonic shift in personal finance over the last 20 years