Metro’s plan to subsidize its own competition will hurt the planet, public transit, and the working people who rely on it.
Phyllis Bennis joins Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! to discuss the recent media firestorm involving Rep. Ilhan Omar, as well as questions about anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.
Several members of Congress have weighed in on comments made by Rep. Ilhan Omar. The problem is, in their outrage, they were misrepresenting what she said. We’ve got the transcript.
The agencies that separate families, abuse children, and deport innocent people should be just as toxic as Trump’s wall.
Pro-Israel politicians don’t speak for young Jews like me. They shouldn’t pretend to.
Democrats to vote on anti-semitism resolution in response to false accusation against Ilhan Omar.
I’m Jewish and have worked against anti-Semitism for decades. I was sitting a few feet from Omar at Busboys & Poets and I heard nothing—nothing—that smacked of anti-Semitism, overt or coded or otherwise.
How can anyone, especially 30-somethings, afford to live in increasingly expensive cities?
Supporting freedom of movement isn’t just the right thing to do. It’s a political winner for the left.
An open letter from over one hundred artists, activists, scholars, and writers
Barriers to public transit access make it harder for people, particularly people of color and the poor, to get to jobs and schools.
Black and Latino unemployment hit historic lows in 2018, but this is not enough to close the enormous gaps in wealth.
The new Congress needs to prioritize economic policies that empower low-wealth families.
The racial wealth divide gives billionaires more power over all of us. The answer? Reparations.
And it’s not just about rich and poor. The racial wealth gap is damaging to the economy as a whole.