Zoë Carpenter is a contributing writer for The Nation. She received the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism in 2018, and has been a finalist for the Livingston Awards and the National Awards for Education Reporting. Her writing has also appeared in Rolling Stone, Guernica, and various other publications. Follow her on Twitter @ZoeSCarpenter.
Republican efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act go well beyond political opposition, from spreading lies to threatening a government shutdown.
A bipartisan compromise nearly guarantees that rates will rise above current levels in a matter of years.
The nominee for US ambassador to the United Nations said Security Council authorization should not be necessary for military action.
As Google and other tech giants gain weight in Washington, the gap between values and political value seems to be widening.