Rights and Democracy
I’ve lived and studied poverty most of my life. But you don’t have to be an expert to see why it’s spiking after lawmakers let antipoverty programs expire.
15 years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Wall Street is as predatory as ever. But a more democratic economy could be rising all around us.
Texas is leading a push to reduce education to mere obedience training for a compliant, subservient workforce.
We shouldn’t treat cannabis like heroin. But we shouldn’t treat it like ketamine either, as a federal agency now recommends.
Applying a different standard to a powerful person reflects only contempt for the rule of law.
Sixty years after Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, our racial economic divide is vast as ever. But it can still be closed — and quickly.
Governments are failing to protect workers from extreme heat, so it’s no surprise labor actions have been heating up too.
Community-minded nonprofits are rescuing local papers from predatory corporate owners.
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Trump walks a thin tightrope between the White House and a jailhouse.