There are few clearer ways to see an administration’s choices than its budget. Here’s what we found in the president’s.
Epidemiologists say it’s no coincidence Americans now live shorter lives than their counterparts in more equal economies.
The former Indiana governor presided over the state’s worst ever HIV outbreak. His ignorance made it worse.
The program will work, providing better care and nearly universal coverage at a cheaper price.
Millions of Americans are wrongly told they’re ineligible to vote because of past convictions or while awaiting trial.
Why is there still fighting? Because our leaders don’t understand Afghanistan — and keep using military force when it won’t do any good.
Americans aren’t stocking up on toilet paper because we fear a virus. It’s because we fear our system won’t protect us.
The community came together to help 9/11 survivors and their families get relief. Here are the lessons we learned for the hard times ahead.
Polls show broad support for progressive ideas. So why aren’t more progressives voting for them?
Why we can’t be okay with other people bearing the brunt of a pandemic or recession.
The assault on our democracy is a bigger problem than the temporary closure of national parks.
Americans are going to need a lot of help in the coming months. Ending water shutoffs — permanently — is the least cities can do.
Putting politics ahead of science is a prescription for disaster when you face a pandemic.
The tea-partying faction’s influence wouldn’t be so out of proportion to its numbers without the cowardice of more moderate Republicans.
The push to privatize the public sector through contracting out is expanding our economic divide.
Who owns the wisdom of the crowd?