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In deeply unequal societies, real gains for working people never come easy.
Bolton’s bellicose worldview is the basic operating system of the Trump administration.
Low-income parents risk jail for putting their kids in better public schools, while the rich bribe colleges to shut the poor out.
The United States, the top historic contributor to carbon emissions, has been treating climate refugees from its own pollution as threats. We can do better.
John Bolton’s tenure as National Security Advisor has officially ended, but whether U.S.-Iran talks will resume are still uncertain.
Two new reports out of Washington trace our growing economic divide and the high price we pay, in dollars and lives, for letting that divide fester.
When it comes to nuclear weapons and energy programs, governments have been willing to send their people into harm’s way with impunity.
The ultra-rich are using philanthropic vehicles to shield their wealth—it’s time Congress acted.
Hong Kong’s protests are unlikely to spur major changes in the territory, much less on the mainland — but there is a way forward.
New Mexico’s Energy Transition Act established it as a climate policy leader, but progress could be reversed by greedy new corporations entering the state.