Even if we had far more mental health professionals, what would they do against these formidable foes? Prescribe more pills? Americans are already overprescribed.
A shift in power to big corporations has transformed industrial policy into a system for bribing them to do the sorts of things once demanded of them.
Many Americans have lost their shirts. So why isn't crypto regulated like other financial assets?
Democrats should rail against the real danger to American democracy of foreign money affecting American elections through corporations.
When billionaires like Elon Musk justify their motives by using "freedom," beware. They actually seek freedom from accountability.
The sooner Trump is held accountable for his criminality, the safer American democracy will be.
I used to believe several things about the 21st century that Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine and Donald Trump's election in 2016 have shown me are false.
The world is currently and frighteningly locked in a battle to the death between democracy and authoritarianism.
America's children shouldn't be held hostage to a partisan political brawl. It's time we focused solely on their learning and their safety.
Our collective tendency is to wait until big problems become catastrophic before dealing with them.
As hospitalizations in Florida soared past 12,000 this week, exceeding a record already shattered last weekend, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis accused President Biden of facilitating the virus by not reducing immigration through the southern border.
Guns, dangerous drugs, and desperate migrants are inextricably connected. The answer to solving one of these problems lies in responding to all three.
Let's be clear: Mike Lee's Republican Party, the putative party of "family values," doesn't support needy families.
The central question for America is whether it is possible to rediscover our identity and our mutual responsibility without creating another enemy.
Instead of complaining about a so-called "labor shortage," Republicans ought to be complaining about the shortage of jobs paying a living wage.
In this shameful era, Republican senators were more united in their opposition to voting rights than Democratic senators were in their support for them.
Maybe it's wishful thinking to declare the pandemic over in the U.S. and presumptuous to conclude what lessons we've learned from it. So consider this list a first draft.
Because we cannot put it behind us. Trump's Big Lie and all that it has provoked are still with us. If we forget what has occurred the trauma will return, perhaps in even more terrifying form.
By almost any measure, Joe Biden's first 100 days have been hugely successful. Getting millions of Americans inoculated against COVID-19 and beginning to revive the economy are central to that success.
It's understandable that the super wealthy might wish to escape the gravitational pull of the rest of us. But there's really no escape. If they're serious about survival of the species, they need to act more responsibly toward working humans here on terra firma.
America is about to revive an idea that was left for dead decades ago. It's called industrial policy, and it's at the heart of Joe Biden's plans to restructure the U.S. economy.
Corporations can and should bankroll much of what America needs. But they won't as long as corporations keep bankrolling American politicians.
Biden is excited about rebuilding America's "infrastructure," a word he uses constantly although it could be the dullest term in all of public policy.
Republicans are outraged—outraged!—at the surge of migrants at the southern border. Republicans are outraged—outraged!—at the surge of migrants at the southern border. But in fact, despite the surging hysteria from Republican ranks, there is no surge of migrants at the border.
Next Monday, Amazon faces a union vote at its warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. If successful, it would be Amazon's first U.S.-based union in its nearly 27-year history.