Dueling Wall Street Taxes

Dueling Wall Street Taxes

Obama officials have presented the big bank fee as an alternative to a financial transaction tax — but these taxes address two very different problems.

Top Five Inequality Moments of 2014

Top Five Inequality Moments of 2014

From Thomas Piketty to Black Lives Matter, inequality remains a top issue for Americans. Here’s a roundup of the top 5 inequality moments of 2014.

Obama’s Biggest Compromise Yet?

Obama’s Biggest Compromise Yet?

Barack Obama’s SOTU speech emphasizes “nation-building at home.” But that doesn’t mean an end to nation-bombing abroad.

A Deficit of Ideas

In the SOTU, President Obama missed out on the opportunity to advocate for a progressive vision of the United States and to take on a real leadership role.