Politics

The Trump Administration Strips Residency Protections for 50,000 Haitians

And more communities are in danger of losing Temporary Protected Status soon.

Julianne Hing

Why Germany’s Electoral Predicament Is a Unique Opportunity

A minority government would be a first for this anchor of Central Europe—but it could open up the political system in all sorts of beneficial ways.

Paul Hockenos
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Health Care

Alex Azar, Trump’s HHS Pick, Has Already Been a Disaster for People With Diabetes

While he was at Eli Lilly, the company more than tripled the price of its best-selling insulin.

James Elliott

Here’s a Path to Medicare for (Almost) All That Isn’t Doomed to Fail

Bernie Sanders and John Conyers are proposing massive changes, for a huge number of people, in a very short space of time. There’s a better, less risky way.

Joshua Holland

In the Fight to Save Health Care, the Heroes Ride on Wheelchairs—and Wear Pink

Once again, women, people with disabilities, queer people, and people of color are at the forefront of the struggle to save this country from itself.

Jennifer Flynn
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Special Report

The Plot to Loot America’s Wilderness

A little-known bureaucrat named James Cason is reshaping the Department of the Interior.
Adam Federman

One day in Mid-March, James Cason, the associate deputy secretary at the Department of the Interior, convened an impromptu meeting of the senior staff of the Bureau of Land Management. Cason, whose office is on the sixth floor, rarely wandered the halls, and some career civil servants still had never… Continue Reading >

Republican Tax Cuts

Trump’s Latest Get-Rich-Quick Scheme: Pass His Own Tax Plan

Trump and many members of his cabinet would reap billions if the GOP tax cuts become law. 

George Zornick

Senate Republicans Are Trying to Give the 1 Percent a $1.9 Trillion Tax Break

Senators Bernie Sanders and Tammy Baldwin led the opposition with a pair of amendments that challenged a “horrible bill.”

John Nichols

The GOP Tax Plan Fails the Children

By not expanding the Child Tax Credit, Republicans have missed a chance to help every struggling American family.

Bryce Covert

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