Reclaiming democracy requires ending big money in politics, stopping corporate welfare, busting up monopolies and stopping voter suppression. It is the bedrock for everything else America must do.
The stakes in 2020 are greater than in any election in living memory. Now is not the time for the kind of free-for-all we saw at the Democratic debates.
Instead of trying to get China to change, we must lessen the dominance of big American corporations over policy.
Not since Warren G. Harding's sordid administration have as many grifters, crooks and cronies occupied high positions in Washington.
Elizabeth Warren's new "Plan for Economic Patriotism" is a stunningly ambitious revival of American industrial policy.
The jobs problem today isn't just stagnant wages. It's also uncertain incomes.
Personal economy drives votes, not national statistics. And most Americans think their personal economy is lousy.
Trump is openly defiling the very basic principles of our Constitution. Whatever it means for 2020, he must be brought to account.
"How many of Trump's followers or those who might otherwise be tempted to vote for him in 2020 will recoil from this moral squalor?"
The recent scandals around Boeing, Facebook, Phillip Morris, Wells Fargo and Monsanto all tell the same tale.
Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC, has been around for decades—but it can be the basis of a revolutionary change across America.
Like many other billionaires of America's New Gilded Age, Schultz doesn't seem to give a damn about what his political escapades do to America.
From air traffic controllers to teachers, public workers with the informal power not to work are becoming a new force in American politics.
800,000 federal employees were pawns in Trump's game of brinksmanship. But as 2020 looms large, more and more candidates are talking about giving greater power to the workers.
The wealthiest Americans used to pay for the government through taxes. Now they pay for the government by lending it money, with interest, and profit from the rest of us. This has to stop.
The Demorcats will make life harder for Trump, but they will do little to change the imbalance of wealth and power in this country—unless they are pushed to do so.