The Trouble with Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’

The Trouble with Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’

About an hour after Donald Trump was sworn in, I was having lunch with my wife and our five-month-old. As we picked at our food outside my office in D.C.’s Dupont Circle neighborhood, groups of tourists trickled by in Trump regalia. Early the next morning, as I dumped...
Get an IUD While You Can

Get an IUD While You Can

As soon as the presidential election results were announced, alarm bells went off for anyone who cares about reproductive rights. Lawmakers around the country have been moving for years to restrict abortion rights. But for millions of women who’ve taken...
This Doesn’t Sound Like Our Voice

This Doesn’t Sound Like Our Voice

We’re already starting to see how America’s gamble on Donald Trump will pay off: with gifts to the corporations and billionaires he swore he’d put us above. One of Trump’s first priorities is to repeal one of the only federal laws standing between us and...
Missing in Action: Political Reality and Leadership

Missing in Action: Political Reality and Leadership

Every federal budget is a dream sheet. They’re all unrealistic. It goes something like this: The president lays out a slate of new programs, revenue raisers, and strategic cuts. Then Republican leaders pull out their X-Acto knives, highlighting cuts to programs...
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