WASHINGTON, DC—There was just one moment when I thought I might see a white supremacist get killed. There were two of them, a man and a woman, the only two real live enemies I saw the entire day. Both were sagging in late middle age, both plump, both with long, gray hair, the man with a beard. Both, for reasons I do…
The Big Easy can be hard. New Orleans has more than 1,300 homeless residents. They can tell you how it is.
On the internet, hope—and murderous, incoherent rage—spring eternal. I would like to address this post to my hopeful, raging right wing friends.
For an entire century, the corporate class in America has dreamed of destroying organized labor, which eats into their ability to amass endless profits. They’ve chipped away at unions for 40 years. Now, it is no exaggeration to say that they are two steps away from total victory.
It’s winter. The beach? I’d love to live on one. A warm one. Right by a great city. Where might that be? Uhhhh....
Apart from the task of deciding how things should be done morally, there is the more mundane but equally important task of accurately describing how things are done. In American politics, our failure at morality is complete. Our failure to describe this failure makes everything worse.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an $86 billion biotech company whose CEO is attempting to pull off his greatest feat yet: convincing his employees that their $500 bonuses are a result of the brilliant economic policies of Donald Trump.
Outside a squat, one-story building on Chicago Avenue on the south side of Minneapolis, Alexis Collins, a 20-year-old Taco Bell employee, stands holding her baby, both of them bundled up against the piercing Minnesota wind. On the wall behind her, stretching all the way up to the roof, is a multicolor mural of a woman…
You are labor. I am labor. Everyone who works for a living is labor. So why are we getting our asses kicked?
George Clooney has published a poem, titled “A Prayer For Our Country.” Two can play at that game, George Clooney.
A new poll says that half of all millennials in America would give up their right to vote in exchange for having their student loans wiped out. Mock them if you want—I bet most Americans would sell that right for far less.
This week, several more CEOs of major corporations resigned from the White House’s Manufacturing Council, citing concerns with President Trump’s conduct and policies. For those looking to all the other CEOs to rise up as moral beacons: Look elsewhere.
Every time there is a high profile racist incident in America, we all must huddle together to assure ourselves that at least we are not racists. The operating definition of racism needs an overhaul.
On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence detailed the Trump administration’s policy toward outer space in a speech delivered at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL.
Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement has finally caused major American corporate CEOs to publicly rebuke him. This says more about corporate CEOs than they might think.
There is no creature in American politics more puzzled over by Democrats than the angry, forgotten Trump voter. How can we reach them? How should we speak to them? Here’s a wild idea: fix their problems.
It’s a sad day in America: a regular American has been ruthlessly bashed by an intolerant bigot, in retaliation for America’s intolerant bigotry against non-Americans. Is anyone safe from bashing, these days?
While apparently searching for a suspect in a nearby armed robbery early Tuesday morning, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies handcuffed and briefly detained hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean instead.