Bernie Sanders


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Democrats are failing to connect Trump to their larger critique of the status quo political economy. Read more


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Today on TAP: Medicare for All may arrive in stages, and that’s OK Read more


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And while Democratic hopefuls have swarmed the state, three-quarters of Democratic voters don’t know whom they’ll support. Read more


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The folly of voluntary charity as a substitute for government tax and transfer policies is most evident in the story of the Giving Pledge. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s Medicare for All funding plans reveal strategic differences among progressives. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Pete Buttigieg is coming on strong, as the Wall Street Democrat heir to a faltering Joe Biden. Can he overtake Warren and Sanders in Iowa? Read more


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Speaking at the J Street conference, the senator from Vermont electrified the ‘pro-Israel’ crowd with his brand of tough love. Read more

America and the World

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His proposal seeks to create a class of marijuana small-business owners, rather than nationalizing the industry and forwarding the benefits to victims of marijuana prohibition. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Both candidates favor repealing much of the law that slammed the brakes on unions’ growth. Read more

Working in America

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The diverse crowd of nearly 26,000 in New York shared a rationale for supporting the Vermont senator for president. Read more


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But here’s why Buttigieg and Klobuchar can’t win. Also: Andrew Yang, the trucker’s pal. Read more


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Or, at least, follows in the footsteps of Sweden’s social democrats Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Today on TAP: As wealth has concentrated, investment has declined Read more



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Today on TAP: Tax excessive CEO salaries Read more



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The presidential candidates confirmed to the Prospect that their attorney general would delist cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act. Read more

Day One Agenda


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His Housing for All plan includes a commission to study and grant relief to victims of fraud and abuse in the aftermath of the foreclosure crisis. Read more



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He claims that Medicare for All will be comprehensive with no duplicative insurance. But he promises unions that they can have something extra. Read more

Working in America


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Democratic candidates are returning en masse to Great Society–era policies, which may also hold the key to rescuing the Fourth Estate. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture


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Dissecting DSA’s battles to define its role in American politics Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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At Skid Row in Los Angeles, Sanders witnesses the callous neglect of human beings—and hope for combating the problem. Read more

Economic Policy