Trump Is Still Coming Up With New Ways to Punish the Poor
His latest move will take away vital benefits from around 700,000 people in what experts call a "punitive measure."
Democrats’ Favorite Consulting Firm Has Deep Ties to ICE
McKinsey & Company, where Pete Buttigieg used to work, earned millions advising the immigration enforcement agency to cut back on food and medicine for detainees.
Why Buttigieg’s Shadowy Consultant Past at McKinsey Matters
If Mayor Pete is really among the frontrunners for the Democratic nomination, he should be scrutinized like one.
Stephen Miller's Racist Emails Are an Outrage Even by 2019 Standards
The influential White House aide's white supremacist leanings are now on full display. Why are so many people dismissing this scandal?
Schumer's Praise of Islamophobe Peter King Is What's Wrong With the Democrats
The Democratic leader said he valued the "friendship" of a retiring GOP congressman with a long history of prejudice.
The Southern Poverty Law Center Is Unionizing After a Year of Scandals
Workers at the famous anti-hate group say they hope to "rekindle the flame of labor organizing across the Deep South."
We Don't Need Longer School Days, We Need a Shorter Work Week
Kamala Harris's proposal to provide after-school care to kids so parents can be more productive workers is neoliberalism distilled.
ICE Is Deporting My Mother. She's Recovering from Stage 4 Cancer
"In the detention center the conditions are just horrible in general, but specifically for her."
Cristian Padilla Romero
Katie Hill’s Downfall Is Revenge Porn Experts’ Fears Come to Life
The California congresswoman won't be the last woman to be brought down by a scandal centered on nonconsensual nudes.
What It’s Like to Be Stuck Inside the Wreckage of WeWork
"Nobody is running the day-to-day business. It's such a shit show," said one current employee.
Fossil Fuel Execs Lied to the Public About Climate Science for Years
A new report on what Rex Tillerson and others were up to has come out just in time for the ExxonMobil trial.
Taking Advantage of Family Connections Is a Bipartisan American Tradition
Political scions in both parties have long abused their power.