Why an old rule of thumb about the American economy no longer applies.
Governments with authoritarian tendencies will always overstep in times of mass fear. Don't let them.
There's a stunning lack of vision and ambition on display from someone who should be most familiar with the importance of both.
Voters don’t have to identify with Bernie Sanders to believe he’ll do the best job representing people like them — and people completely unlike them, too.
There are ways to beat Trump this November that don't require pretending to like the person running against him.
It's the last gasp of a political elite that’s been radically out of touch with the lives of normal people for most of the 21st century.
"It is frankly absurd that the issues that will be the biggest threats to our way of life in the 21st century weren’t debated."
I know from personal experience that it’s already very hard to get an abortion in Louisiana. The Supreme Court could make things even worse.
The southward expansion of US border enforcement has been happening for years. Now we're exporting Trump-era cruelty too.
We still struggle to tell fully human stories about the people we love — only heroes’ journeys or villains’ defeats.
I returned home for Christmas to find my country — and its consciousness — ablaze. What disasters will prompt similar reckonings elsewhere?
From the former Eli Lilly executive running the Health and Human Services Department to the pharma lobbyists designing health policy, Trump has embraced the swamp.
If you’re a lawmaker who wants to dramatically improve the lives of US workers, there's one reform that should be at the top of your to-do list.
Two giants of the progressive movement are leading candidates in the Democratic primary. It's a historic opportunity for the left.
"I felt for the first time in nine years that war criminals can die," said one Syrian exile in reaction to the killing of Qassem Soleimani.
Opinion: I'm A 13-Year-Old Aboriginal Boy, And This Is What I Told The “Boss Lady” Of The United Nations
Dujuan Hoosan from remote Australia writes about his meeting with “the boss lady of the United Nations” and the future he wants for Aboriginal kids.
The people of the Middle East live in a world where no one in power cares if they live or die. That's why they're angry.
Cities are struggling with congestion and pollution. And somehow, a pedestrian-friendly technology that addresses both problems remains illegal.
The tragedies are too numerous to list, and their enormity is even more alarming in hindsight.