Progressives in states like Maine are working to heal the divisions of wedge politics practiced by politicians across the nation.
Not all white working-class voters are ready to blame their neighbors for problems caused by corporations.
More and more Americans are realizing that raising taxes could actually be a good deal.
A growing number of states are booting poor people from assistance programs.
Chicago businesses with low-paid workers could start shouldering the cost of the social services their employees rely on.
Campaigners for racial justice and worker rights have often stood shoulder to shoulder.