Politics

Was Adrienne Rich Anti-Trans?

By failing to acknowledge the late author's views on womanhood, feminists risk writing trans people out of the movement.

November Dreaming

The White House is courting LGBT donors and volunteers. But is it doing enough?

Top Ten Tax Facts

Think you know a lot about government revenue? Think again.

Stop Blaming Dysfunction on "Both Sides"

The Republican Party is responsible for both the huge increase in polarization and the gridlock in government.

Don't Blame "Corporate Personhood"

Citizens United  decimated what remained of campaign-finance reform, but the damage has been long in the making.

Talking about Labor Law Reform with Richard Kahlenberg

A conversation with the Century Foundation’s Richard Kahlenberg

Getting to 270

The map looks good for Obama.

Mitt Romney Declares his Conservatism, and It's Time to Believe Him

The former Massachusetts governor is, officially, the standard-bearer for the right wing.

Mapping the ACA

Where federal funds are going state-by-state

Mitt Goes Hunting

For voters, not varmints.

With Corporate Taxes, Less Is More

The federal government can lower rates for companies while increasing revenue.

Can Occupy Our Homes Move Congress?

A conversation with Representative Keith Ellison.

The Koch Brothers Are Perfectly Sincere

Yes, they think they're making the world a better place.

Second-Degree Murder

George Zimmerman is finally in custody, and will face trial. 

Republicans Invest in Senate Races

The National Republican Senatorial Committee commits $25 million to six races.

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