Rights and Democracy
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.
Cartoon: War is Peace
And journalism means war.
Cartoon: The GOP’s One Great Obsession
Hint: It’s not freedom.
Retire This Dehumanizing Language About Immigrants
Human beings fleeing persecution are not a “flood” or “surge.” And it’s not “illegal” when they cross the border to seek asylum.
The Drug War’s Dark Origins
When you hear why politicians wanted to ban marijuana in the first place, you’ll understand why our century of prohibition can’t end soon enough.
The Artist Who Taught Me About Justice
In my first job after college, I was an assistant to Harry Belafonte. There was nobody better to learn from about justice and the arts.
It’s Time for Supreme Court Term Limits
The mounting scandals surrounding Clarence Thomas show the danger of lifetime appointments without ethical standards.