Let’s raise the contribution cap, get rid of tax preferences for gilded CEO retirement accounts, and use the extra revenue to expand retirement benefits.
Washington’s months-long debate over raising the debt ceiling started with some prominent Republicans calling to slash Social Security.
The debt ceiling is an arcane artifice without a real connection to the economy. But how well we invest in our families and workers directly relates to it.
An absurd issue demands an absurd solution: Let’s mint a bazillion-dollar coin to bring the curtain down forever on the Republicans’ farcical debt-ceiling theater
Congressional Republicans don’t want fiscal responsibility. They want to destroy the government’s ability to improve the lives of American citizens.
If cutting corporate tax rates and making billionaires wealthier actually fixed inflation, it would have been fixed ages ago.
The Supreme Court is giving extreme new powers to increasingly autocratic state governments. That’s not democracy.
The GOP’s voter suppression laws are working. They need to be stopped before more states adopt them.
The U.S. senator who chairs the GOP Senate campaign effort wants America’s poorest to pay up more at tax time.
The media has a responsibility to tell Americans that a major party now openly endorses using violence to overturn elections.
One year after the January 6 insurrection, is the United States on the verge of break-up?
America desperately needs a dose of its own medicine of democracy promotion.
If we extrapolate from the current trend lines, democracy will be gone in a couple decades, melted away like the polar ice. But although down, democracy is not out.
By mislabelling the radical members of the Republican Party “conservative,” the mainstream media gives them a veneer of respectability.
Biden is lukewarm about expanding the Supreme Court, and Nancy Pelosi says she won’t schedule a vote on it. Still, Republicans are fuming.
If we don’t expand our democracy now, we might lose it for generations to come.