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August 27, 2015
Waiting for the Presidents in New Orleans
George Bush flew over us. Barack Obama sent his deputies. But both eventually landed, and both leave behind plenty more work toward our recovery.
August 27, 2015
Missing Home: The Demolition of New Orleans After Katrina
The city has granted more than 24,000 demolition permits since Katrina.
, a nonprofit newsroom in New Orleans, to explore the fate of those properties.
August 21, 2015
Today’s Sports News Would Boggle the Mind of a 1965 Sportswriter
If a sportswriter from 50 years ago traveled to 2015, they would think the world had been turned on its head.
August 20, 2015
Congress Is Sick of the Secrecy Around the TPP
And Senator Sherrod Brown is blocking a key Obama nominee to show it.
August 18, 2015
Even the GOP’s ‘Serious’ Candidates Are Way Out of Step With Mainstream Americans
Republicans are advocating a future that will drag us back to the failed policies of the past.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
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August 14, 2015
August 14, 1935: President Franklin Roosevelt Signs the Social Security Act
“Unfortunately the present law seems doomed from the start by its complex, slovenly, and mangled character.”
August 13, 2015
Acropolis for Sale
Art, anxiety, and the Greek crisis.
August 5, 2015
Could Obama’s Clean Energy Plan Be Good For Coal Country?
Coalitions between labor and environmentalists are pointing the way to a future beyond coal for Appalachia.
August 4, 2015
How to Repeal the Tax Loophole That Allows Companies to Hide Their Profits in Offshore Accounts
If we want to address the inequality crisis, we must prevent corporations from sitting on hoards of untaxed cash.
David Cay Johnston
August 3, 2015
The Water in Rio Is Full of Sludge and Rotting Fish—And Olympians Are Supposed to Swim in It
Athletes who participate in water sports will carry an infection risk of 99 percent.