A fierce, compassionate black woman engaged working-class voters in her run for governor of Georgia and showed the electoral future for Democrats.
Young, diverse urban communities are worst hit by the housing crisis. Democrats must make it an issue of national urgency.
Al-Qaeda’s most potent weapon is an idea that we’ve been unable to defeat, writes Ali Soufan, the author of Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State.
Turkey is the world’s worst jailer of journalists, and the killing of Jamal Khashoggi gave its president an enormous opportunity. He seized it.
It's absurd that Facebook thinks it can define what is “legitimate" news, given its well-documented abuses of power and invasions of privacy.
At any point, Mayor Bill de Blasio could have held the police accountable for my son’s death. He’s chosen not to.
Here's a foreign policy fight progressives should embrace. It’s realistic, popular, and morally correct.
Your district attorney has more power over who gets jailed than judges, juries, or even the police. And you elect them.
When I broke my silence about the powerful man who assaulted me, I wanted my kids to see that the truth matters. Today, I have no idea what to tell them.
The time has come for the left to constrain the court and limit the power of its right-wing majority.
Seeing Live Nation/Ticketmaster credited at the end of A Star Is Born is like finding out The Handmaid’s Tale was produced by Donald Trump.
Historically the court's most controversial decisions have been angrily opposed, but respected. That could change after Brett Kavanaugh.
He’s the night terror we wish we didn’t return to: a constant reminder of the belligerent drunk who feels entitled to our bodies.
It wasn't until I was 49 years old in 2007 — years after stepping down as treasurer of the United States — that I went public with my story of abuse.
The work of Golf Digest and a group of college students freed an innocent man after 27 years behind bars. How many more are waiting for their lucky break?
We have finally reached a mainstream realization that “personal” matters are inextricably connected to power, and that sexual behavior has social and political consequences.
A single sentence, written as the ruins of the World Trade Center still smoldered, has been the legal foundation for 17 years of war.
In a culture that lionizes survivors of challenging childhoods, many of us who grew up lucky have been embellishers.
Companies practicing racial or gender inequality cannot receive government dollars. It's time to do the same for economic inequality.
Neither Trump nor his Supreme Court pick lack legitimacy. Both are the products of an undemocratic system that enables minority rule.
"The only Democrat who's unscrupulous enough to out-Trump Trump.”
I work for the Gray Lady, but my loyalty is to the Take.
Young people arrive at college wanting to change the world. Why do they end up working for Goldman Sachs and McKinsey? Anand Giridharadas considers the question in this extract from his new book Winners Take All, out today.
The harm done to communities of color through the over-prosecution of marijuana-related offenses must be addressed alongside legalization.
What's Left? is a new podcast from BuzzFeed News Opinion featuring bold, in- depth conversations about the big ideas that have come to define the American political scene.
Every Roman Catholic diocese and archdiocese must be held publicly accountable for their complicity in the sexual abuse of generations of children.
Right wing cranklords have long insisted the mainstream media must be balanced out by conservative outlets, and Facebook has taken the bait.
Two years ago, I spent days talking to people in the New York hip-hop circles he once moved in, chasing the Trump tape we're all looking for again.
We don't need an outright straw ban, but the current path is unsustainable. Here's a middle ground.
The campaign of misinformation that laid the groundwork to ban plastic straws must be called out and resisted.