A Year in Review: Ohio at a Clean Energy Crossroads

A Year in Review: Ohio at a Clean Energy Crossroads

This month marks the one-year anniversary of an event in Ohio that turned the page on years of political machinations and ideological theatrics around...

December 27th, 2017 updated: December 27th, 2017. |  


Why Americans Will Never Agree on Oil Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Why Americans Will Never Agree on Oil Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

After decades of bitter struggle, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) seems on the verge of being opened to the oil industry. The consensus tax...

December 27th, 2017 |  


The CFPB Case Is a First Look at Trump’s Legal System

The CFPB Case Is a First Look at Trump’s Legal System

A federal judge is prepared to hear a legal challenge Washington over who should be acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the i...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Why Is ICE Arresting Immigrants in New York City’s Courts?

Why Is ICE Arresting Immigrants in New York City’s Courts?

A Brooklyn court building became the latest flashpoint in Trump’s border war: Genaro Rojas-Hernandez, an undocumented immigrant, was at a crimin...

December 25th, 2017 |  


10 Reasons to Revive the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign

10 Reasons to Revive the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign

When profit motives “are considered more important than people,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once declared, it’s time for the nation ...

December 24th, 2017 |  


The Latest Republican Tax Proposal Is the Dumbest Yet

The Latest Republican Tax Proposal Is the Dumbest Yet

The negotiations over the Trump tax overhaul have moved from tragedy to farce. You could let monkeys bang on typewriters for several millennia and not...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


A Historic Tax Heist

A Historic Tax Heist

With barely a vote to spare early Saturday morning, the Senate passed a tax bill confirming that the Republican leaders’ primary goal is to enri...

December 21st, 2017 |  


I’m a Depression historian. The GOP tax bill is straight out of 1929.

I’m a Depression historian. The GOP tax bill is straight out of 1929.

“There are two ideas of government,” William Jennings Bryan declared in his 1896 “Cross of Gold” speech. “There are thos...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Here Are 6 Of The Most Radical Aspects Of The GOP Tax Bill

Here Are 6 Of The Most Radical Aspects Of The GOP Tax Bill

The nearly 500-page overhaul of the tax code that Republicans rammed through the Senate early Saturday morning gave lawmakers and experts little more ...

December 21st, 2017 |  


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December 21st, 2017 |