The American Staff
Paul Starr, Robert Kuttner, Michael Tomasky
Adele M. Stan
The #MeToo movement and the existential threat to patriarchy
But that’s only part of getting our democracy back. Devising a strategy to block Russian election-hacking and cyber-war using social media will be even harder.
High school students broadcasted while the massacre was going on, but the news media still aren't sure how to handle images of death.
Three authors engage with the threats to a liberal society.
The namesake of the high school where 17 people were killed was a remarkable progressive activist—much like the students now demanding real gun control.
The tech giants are menacing democracy, privacy, and competition. Can they be housebroken?
Navigating the digital transition is a huge challenge for newspapers. Absentee ownership by private equity predators makes it all but impossible.
Looking beyond Trump, Democrats ought to focus on opening Medicare to people at age 50 and capping excessive health-care prices.
We need to legalize the undocumented already here, but open borders will mean lower wages for American workers.
As cities grow more progressive, a new breed of prosecutors are winning office and upending the era of lock-’em-up justice. They may hold the key to resisting Trump’s mania for mass incarceration.