The American Staff
Paul Starr, Robert Kuttner, Michael Tomasky
Though an expanded child tax credit could sharply reduce poverty, the GOP is instead focused on strengthening the (upper-income) American family.
Adele M. Stan
If there were any doubt that leaders such as Tony Perkins and Sandy Rios are more about the politics than Christian love, their respective silence on or defense of Moore lays that doubt to rest.
A Democratic wave in 2018 is looking more and more likely.
Eliza Newlin Carney
A Clinton special counsel would inflict more damage on the Republicans, who can’t stop crying wolf, than on the Democrats.
This just might be the biggest test of Democratic unity yet in the Trump era.
Malpractice cost Clinton the election, but her ambivalence on big issues was produced by big structural factors that affect all Democrats.
It’s time to admit that airline deregulation has failed passengers, workers—and economic efficiency.
Trump’s proposed tax cuts, mostly on corporations and the wealthy, will do nothing to help the people who elected him president.
Nonviolent, cross-racial coalitions are the only way back to a decent America.
With extreme gerrymanders on the rise, it is time for the Supreme Court—and the states—to curb a practice that has gotten out of control.