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.
After two years of Trump we may have overlooked the essence of his insanity: His brain sees only private interests transacting. It doesn’t comprehend the public interest.
Trump has effectively raised taxes on most Americans.
Bombs mailed to political leaders. Threats against the media. A shooting in a place of worship. The hatefulness is unconstrained.