Congressman Barney Frank
The American Staff
Mark Leon Goldberg
Jacob S. Hacker
Despite the widely held belief that elite colleges look only at grades and test scores, ranking people on that basis, nothing could be further from the truth.
EITC recipients get scrutinized, while the offshore accounts of corporations and the wealthy generally don’t.
Joseph A. McCartin
A sickout by unpaid federal employees could bring the impasse—and their status as hostages to the president’s whim—to an end.
Jeff Hauser & Eleanor Eagan
We read a lot about progressive House Dems having too much influence, but the deeper problem is the undertow of corporate Democrats.
Although Walker was ousted from the governorship by progressive Tony Evers, the state legislature has ensured that Wisconsin will remain a model for abusing the poor.
America’s beleaguered poor and working class have a host of problems, but the culture of irresponsibility that J.D. Vance says they’re prey to isn’t one of them.
This year, thousands of teachers, hotel workers, Google employees, and others walked off the job and won major gains. Which raises two questions: Why now? And will this continue?
It’s understandable that the Democratic infighting has already begun. But given the stakes, can’t we have some kind of arms-control pact?
For all their differences, House Democrats need to unite around a pro-worker agenda. The party also needs a smart way to winnow its immense field of presidential prospects.
In much of the country, access to abortion has already been blocked by state governments, especially for women in poverty. And if Roe goes, access will be scarcer still.