Trump Is Opening the Floodgates of Hate

Trump Is Opening the Floodgates of Hate

The staying power of Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy has surprised and unsettled people across the political spectrum. Many voters who are angry about the loss of middle-class jobs and frustrated with our broken politics have rallied to Trump’s outsider...
What’s at Stake with the Supreme Court

What’s at Stake with the Supreme Court

Nearly every issue that matters to the American people eventually finds its way before the Supreme Court. Whether it’s access to health care, the right of women to make personal medical decisions, the ability of workers to defend themselves against discrimination, or...
Bombs Won’t Cut It

Bombs Won’t Cut It

When Paris suffered attacks that killed 17 last January — at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket — it responded with great class. Parisians filled the streets, locked arm-in-arm in solidarity against terrorism. Leaders from throughout Europe...
You Can’t Fire Us, We Quit

You Can’t Fire Us, We Quit

One by one the Republicans are falling away. First it was Rick “Oops” Perry. Maybe the former Texas governor hoped his new horn-rimmed glasses would make him look smarter after his flop in 2012. Alas, he still became the first of the 2016 candidates to...
Robin Hood in Reverse

Robin Hood in Reverse

One of the biggest questions of the day is: Why do the rich keep getting richer and the middle class keep getting poorer? This also ranks as the dumbest question of the day, week, month, or year. To anyone who’s been paying attention, it’s obvious why...