The Affordable Care Act wasn’t a common theme in Wednesday’s debate—maybe because it’s working. Continue reading “One topic missing from #GOPDebate: Obamacare”
The Wall Street Journal’s fearmongering headline number—$18 trillion—isn’t as much as you think. Continue reading “Don’t fall for anti-Bernie scare tactics”
The impact of Asian market turmoil on the U.S. has little to do with trade policy or leadership failures. Continue reading “What Bernie and The Donald both got wrong about the Wall Street drop”
The 1868 clause in the 14th Amendment overturned Dred Scott’s ban on citizenship for African Americans. Continue reading “Ending birthright citizenship requires a constitutional amendment”
Paying prisoners fairly would make it impossible to keep so many people in prison. Continue reading “Want to end mass incarceration fast? Pay prisoners the minimum wage”
An Independence Day lesson in American history. Continue reading “The long death of ‘states’ rights’”
Long awaited by many, President Obama delivered a resounding call to action against racial oppression and violence in Charleston on Friday.
Friday’s Supreme Court decision did more than legalize same-sex marriage. It declared personal identity and beliefs to be fundamental constitutional rights.
Roberts: “Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them.”
80 percent of people subject to the GOP’s refusal to expand Medicaid live in former slave states. Continue reading “Taking down the flag is a good start, but it won’t ‘fix’ racism”