Rights and Democracy
A Surprising Win for Animal Rights — and Democracy
The Supreme Court sided with a voter-backed animal welfare rule over the corporate lobbyists who opposed it.
Southern Workers Are Defying History
Successful union campaigns could raise wages, reduce poverty, and spread democracy in the former Confederacy.
Prayer Helped Me Survive Poverty, But I Needed Government Help Too
Our social safety net is flawed but vital. Let’s work together to protect it from political attacks.
There’s No Debate Over Debt — Only About Priorities
If the GOP cared about debt, they’d stop cutting rich people’s taxes and give the Pentagon a haircut. So what’s this really about?
Cartoon: Court for Sale!
Highest court, lowest prices.
The SNAP Expansion Helped Me Lead a Dignified Life on Disability — Now It’s Gone
Pandemic social programs were a life saver for me. Not only have they expired, but now conservatives want to shred what little is left.
CEOs Get to Retire Comfortably. Workers Like Me Deserve the Same.
Our tax laws shouldn’t protect giant CEO retirement accounts when my coworkers and I can’t afford to save at all.
Over-the-Counter Birth Control Would Be a Game Changer
Amid a widespread assault on reproductive health care, more accessible birth control would be a landmark moment.
Lights, Camera, Action: Why the Hollywood Writers Strike Matters
If you work for a living in this increasingly unfair economy — or just watch TV — you have a stake in the Hollywood writers strike.
The Supreme Court is Corrupt. Let’s Fix It.
The justices aren’t even hiding it anymore.