The American Staff
Paul Starr, Robert Kuttner, Michael Tomasky
Concentrating on James Hodgkinson's political leanings obscures the real problem of gun violence in America—and why it's happening.
Without a smoking gun, it's unlikely that Republicans will turn on the president. But never underestimate Trump's capacity for self-destruction.
More than ever, there's a desire in the public for simple, secure, affordable health coverage.
William E. Spriggs
It’s a mistake to racialize an economy that harms the entire working class.
States are showing signs of fiscal stress with little notice or expectation of assistance from Washington.
It’s not only with whites. It reaches well into the party’s base.
Trump goes after the news media not because he thinks they’re strong, but because he thinks they’re weak and he can diminish them further.
Get ready for everything from private infrastructure and private prisons to voucherized schools and Medicaid.
The elite the white working class loathes is politicians.
The impact of imprisoned parents on children shows how criminal justice policy is education policy.