From luxury skyscrapers -- taller, more expensive and exclusive than ever before -- the dark shadows of plutocracy are spreading across the commons of democracy. See comments »
- Wallace C. Turbeville | Demos | November 28, 2014It is bad enough that the commodities markets are filled with bad actors. But to allow banks to participate in — and dominate — this brutal and opaque marketplace is costly to the public and dangerous.
- Siobhan Lyons | The Conversation | November 28, 2014Initially considered obsolete in the digital age, typewriters are experiencing a slow but noticeable resurgence.
- Peter Dreier | Huffington Post | November 28, 2014Organizers say that at more than 1,600 Wal-Mart stores, shoppers on Black Friday will be greeted by employees protesting the company's abusive labor practices.
- Michael Beckel | Center for Public Integrity | November 28, 2014Most of the $13 million raised by American Commitment has come from three Koch-backed groups.
- November 28, 2014A roundup of some of the stories we're reading at Moyers & Company HQ...
- Karin Kamp | November 28, 2014The architectural critic talks about why more residential skyscrapers are being built, what impact their having on the city and the trouble with trying to limit their heights.
- November 28, 2014See how a series of new, planned and proposed buildings are changing the light in Central Park and the New York City Skyline.
- Scott Keyes | ThinkProgress | November 27, 2014In the US, there are 578,424 homeless people, a third of whom have no shelter at all.
- Andy Kroll | Mother Jones | November 26, 2014Over the past few years, the United States has been resegregated -- politically. You might recognize some of the brands and corporations behind this GOP effort.