Those whose pay has declined because of trade don’t make up for that loss through access to cheaper goods from abroad.
Even those at the top would do better in a society that hadn’t become so susceptible to demagogues blaming immigrants and imports.
Even a landslide for Clinton in November will bring about little change.
The problem isn’t Obamacare. It’s the private markets for health insurance that create powerful incentives to avoid sick people.
Robert Reich asks, Where can Hillary look for the countervailing power she’ll need to get the progressive changes she says she wants?
The U.K. has had a tax on stock trades for decades, yet it remains one of the world’s financial powerhouses.
We have a candidate screaming about threats to American sovereignty while urging foreign governments to compromise American sovereignty.
The Democratic National Committee has become a giant machine to suck up big money from lobbyists, bundlers and corporate and Wall Street PACs.
You are, of course, entitled to support anyone you wish. But if you don’t get behind Clinton, you increase the odds that Donald Trump will be president.
Sanders has pushed Hillary to take more progressive positions on issues ranging from the minimum wage to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Keystone XL pipeline, Wall Street and Social Security.
Real patriotism isn’t cheap. It requires being willing to pay taxes in full rather than seeking tax loopholes and squirreling away money abroad.
Inclusive patriotism is our national creed. It is born of hope. Mean-spirited, exclusive patriotism is new to our shores. It is born of fear.
She needs a big idea that gives her candidacy a purpose and rationale – and, if she’s elected president, a mandate to get something hugely important done.
Are there no principled Republicans whose loyalty to the nation is greater than their eagerness to win back the White House?
Bernie’s successes don’t help Trump. To the contrary, they are bringing into politics millions of young voters whose values are opposed to those of Trump.
Many Hillary supporters don’t want Bernie to keep campaigning, and many Bernie supporters don’t want to root for Hillary if she gets the nomination.
Because the rules of the game – including labor laws, pension laws, corporate laws and tax laws – have been crafted by those at the top.
A good number may decide to sit out the election because of their revulsion for politics as usual—and the conviction that it’s rigged by the establishment.
Forget gridlock. Here is a list of policies where both sides agree.
The U.K. has had a tax on stock trades for decades, yet remains one of the world’s financial powerhouses. That tax raised is pure gravy for Britain’s budget.