- August 11, 2020Mt. Rushmore, Gettysburg — what next?
- July 31, 2020
The Democratic National Committee’s platform committee approved a draft of the party’s 2020 agenda this week and committee cochair Denis McDonough promptly described it as the “boldest Democratic platform in American history.” It’s not.
- July 25, 2020
There are two big stories today. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted today that Senate Republicans and the White House will not come up with a plan to shore up the economy for “a few weeks.” This is a huge problem, because enhanced unemployment benefits end in the next few days. At the same time, a four-month federal moratorium on rent collection and evictions is expiring. The coronavirus bill that Congress passed in March attached an extra ...
- June 18, 2020As the COVID-19 pandemic exposes another area of vulnerability — the U.S. food supply, Americans find innovative ways to keep themselves and their communities fed.
- June 12, 2020
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- May 28, 2020
We don’t call this “looting” because it is being done quietly in nice marbled office buildings in Washington and New York. We don’t call this “looting” because the looters wear designer suits and are very polite as they eagerly steal everything not nailed down to the floor.
- May 28, 2020
Many economists believe that a recession is already underway. So do millions of Americans struggling with bills and job losses. While the world has certainly experienced its share of staggering jolts in the past, this cycle of events is likely to prove unparalleled.