Features related to george w. bush

  • October 23, 2014

    A court dominated by Bush appointees has issued some extreme opinions on abortion, voter ID and the death penalty. Continue reading

  • October 7, 2014 | Society

    In this book excerpt, the reporter and former New York Times columnist writes about his cross-country trip investigating the lives of the 99 percent. Continue reading

  • September 20, 2014

    How four decades of lobbying and legislation gave corporations dominion over our economy—and eroded the American middle class. Continue reading

  • July 27, 2014

    The “self-made” man or woman, the symbol of American meritocracy, is disappearing. Six of today’s ten wealthiest Americans are heirs to prominent fortunes. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2014

    In its official 2014 platform for Texas, the GOP has gone for the chimerical bucket list of the extreme right instead of trying out real solutions to address real problems. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2014

    In order to better the economic lot of their constituency, Democrats should do something they haven’t really contemplated, and have consistently avoided, since the 1930s: taking a side, with all that entails, in a class war. Continue reading

  • July 11, 2014

    Justice Samuel Alito, who has in a series of recent decisions diminished the rights of women in the workplace, has an unblemished record as the most committed partisan on the Court. Continue reading

  • July 10, 2014

    The state’s recent election-law overhaul stripped away more than a decade’s worth of reforms that had dramatically increased ballot access for African-Americans. Continue reading

  • July 8, 2014

    It’s the Democratic Party’s own fault that voters struggle to distinguish it from the Republican Party. Continue reading

  • June 27, 2014 | History

    From the health effects of smoking to weapons of mass destruction, the powers that be have told us some real whoppers over the years. Continue reading