The Long Island Republican will leave a legacy of division and demonization. Schumer is wrong to celebrate it.
In a crowded race like the current Democratic primary, someone can win even if the vast majority of voters oppose them. Ranked-choice voting fixes this.
My retail job was destroyed by greedy financial executives. There are millions more like me, and we're fighting back.
Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg shares "the most comprehensive and ambitious disability policy plan yet proposed in the 2020 presidential campaign."
Digital political advertising is a lawless Wild West. Until rules can be enforced, there's no responsible way for tech giants to participate.
My encounter with the man who wants to be president taught me that he is not up to the task.
Young activists are leading global struggles over climate change and civil rights. There's no reason why they shouldn't have a say in who runs their government.
The surveillance dystopia of our nightmares is not inevitable — and the way we kept it out of concerts and festivals is a lesson for the future.
For most of my life it was unthinkable that I would ever talk about the sexual abuse I experienced as a child — let alone break my silence on the state Senate floor.
The tobacco business successfully lobbied to keep menthol cigarettes legal, even as other flavors were banned. It did so with the help of black leaders and institutions.
California just banned the use of private prisons for immigration detention. With Washington deadlocked, it shows how states can lead the fight for immigrants' rights.
The attempt to get dirt on his political rivals is just the tip of the iceberg. For years, Trump has worked to weaken Ukraine and sell out its people to Russia.
In the US, 1 in 5 children have a mental, emotional, or behavioral disorder. Treatment should be a human right, not a privilege.
Gun deaths loom over my community like a storm cloud. To heal the pain, we need to listen to those who feel it the most.
Two months after my baby was born, they put me in a cell. I'm still there 10 months later, even after winning my asylum case.
The NYPD's Special Victims Division frequently mishandles sexual assault cases. This systematic failure is a civil rights issue and a shame on New York City.
One year ago, 10-year-old Darlyn Cristabel Cordova-Valle died after months in custody. There are six more like her.
Plant-based burgers are getting lots of love from Wall Street. It puts old-school vegans like me in a tough spot.
As a former assistant US attorney, I thought Barr’s past service as attorney general meant he would respect the rule of law. I was wrong.
A televised trial of Trump and his misdeeds could seize control of the news cycle from a president who is unusually skilled at dominating it.
For just over 10% of a single year's military spending, we could build enough green electricity for every household in the country.
Ever since my mom was hit and killed by a white van delivering Amazon packages, the company's obsession with fast, cheap delivery has made me feel sick.
Some politicians really don’t believe climate change is real. But there are many more who secretly believe the science but lie about it to win elections.
Clarkston, Georgia, has welcomed more than 40,000 refugees over the last four decades. We’re thriving like never before.
We desperately need our national leaders to elevate local candidates and races. Here's who is doing it the best so far.
This week, 2,500 sixth-graders will show up at a group of Brooklyn middle schools that are far more integrated than they were a year ago.
The lack of attention paid to working people in our politics and media has had disastrous results.
In an economic system rooted in slavery, to be anti-labor is always to be anti-Black.
When pundits try to blame minority turnout for lost elections, let’s hold all voters accountable.
The long saga of the Irish diaspora cannot end with us, of all people, being the ones to say that because you have suffered, you are not welcome.