The backstory to the showdown in Los Angeles between teachers and billionaires.
Unemployment is low, but federal employees are lining up at food banks. They aren’t alone.
90 years after King was born, the racial wealth divide is actually growing — which drags down the entire economy.
The forever war in the Middle East is far from over.
Linking the top tax rate to minimum wage could be the key to incentivizing wealthy Americans to shrink income inequality.
The shutdown is painful, but it is also an opportunity for labor to take a stand.
If Trump declares a national emergency, he can fund his wall against the wishes of Democrats. Will he?
Voters made their desire for progressive change clear in November. Now they're making sure their new representatives come through with their campaign promises.
How Enriching the 1% Widens the Racial Wealth Divide
The youngest lawmaker in Congress delivers a history lesson America has needed for years.
Kicking the can down the road appears to be a bipartisan sport in Washington.
Here's what we could spend it on instead.
The UN must stand with the people around the world who are calling, and acting, to bring an end to this death and destruction.
The president is going to demonize the media no matter what they do. So why not do the right thing?
It’s a small leap from a “state of emergency” at the border to martial law throughout the country.
We will miss Norman's incisive analysis of an incredibly wide span of history, his clarity of vision, and his often-biting wit.
The more industries monopolize, the wider the gap between our richest and everyone else.
Relocating federal agencies to the heartland would create jobs, revitalize cities, and put government more in touch with the people.
Military leaders literally don’t know what they’re doing with our money, but they want more. People on the left and right have had enough.
Chinese investment may come with strings attached, but Africa deserves an alternative to U.S.-led neoliberalism and militarization.