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John Boehner claims public financing had nothing to do with the Amtrak disaster, but like so many others, it can be directly traced to funding shortfalls.

Every story that centrists told about the recession turned out to be wrong.

Fifty years ago, African-Americans were denied the right to vote. Now the vast majority of Americans are being denied the rightful value of their vote.

Six weeks after Rahm Emanuel defeated populist, pro-teacher candidate Chuy Garcia in Chicago, public-school advocates are mobilizing for victory in Philly.

Clinton immigration

Hilary Clinton’s evolution on immigration reform is a testament to the youthful movement that erupted during the Obama era.

Hillary and Bill Clinton

Hillary Clinton is trying to recast herself as the future president of the people—but she’ll need more than a PR campaign to erase her long-standing ties to Wall Street.

He may have already done it, with his unapologetic defense of social democracy and assaults on the “billionaire class.”

House destroyed by an air strike in southern Yemen

From Vietnam to Pakistan, the business of counting deaths by American hands has never been simple math.

Blogs

Economists are exploring ways the Federal Reserve might help close the gap on inequality.

June 30, 2015

A closer examination reveals the anatomy of a legislative movement and demonstrates how grassroots pressure can turn what some considered a fringe issue into a political juggernaut.

June 30, 2015

Can't you just feel the Jeb-mentum?

June 30, 2015

A Democratic presidential contender raises a provocative issue. It’s time to have this debate.

June 29, 2015

And the GOP presidential contenders are leading the charge.

June 26, 2015

A former Israeli diplomat lashes out against American liberals, the latest demonstration that the Israeli right—not BDS—is liberal Zionism’s real enemy.

June 25, 2015

Inevitability is just about the only thing animating Jindal’s presidential bid.

June 24, 2015

“The American people have the right to hear from the full spectrum of their choices.”

June 24, 2015

Liberals lost the fast-track battle, but don't assume this means TPP will pass.

June 23, 2015

One of the most powerful tools white power groups use to spread their ideology to young people is music.

June 23, 2015