News and Features
The state’s top number-cruncher discusses taxes, education and the consequences of drowning government in the bathtub.
The protests in Wisconsin have inspired a new generation of candidates—and they’re winning.
Governor Scott Walker attempted to pit Wisconsin workers against each other. But the effect was the opposite of what he had intended.
Twelve red states account for 70 percent of all state and local public sector jobs lost since 2010.
Unelected individuals are taking control of whole cities and school districts, from Flint to Benton Harbor to Detroit.
What does democracy look like? Try a grassroots campaign organized by ordinary citizens to recall their union-busting governor.
Contrary to the spin, New York’s new tax plan privileges millionaires at the expense of the 99 percent.
Across the country, the Republican party is trying to make it harder for the Democrats’ core constituencies to vote.
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