Features

The Powerful Role Confusion Plays In American Elections
As laws making it harder to vote spread across the country, an additional and often unnoticed barrier comes with them: confusion.
Get Ready For A Post-Election Push To Slash Social Programs
Following last year’s tax cut, Republicans have been plotting to cut social insurance in the name of debt reduction — but wanted to wait until after the election to do so.
Democrats Must Become The Party Of Freedom
By reclaiming the idea of "freedom," Democrats can push back on America's rightward drift.
The Amazing Disappearing Voter
Voter purges have become the right’s new voter suppression tool of choice.
Americans Are More Vulnerable Than Ever, And The Gig Economy Isn’t Helping
As Americans carry greater risk, the gig economy is both a symptom and a cause of America’s fraying social contract.
The Great Risk Shift That Helped Deliver Donald Trump
Americans are carrying greater risk as political and corporate leaders slash the insurance system meant to help them deal with it.
What Is Social Insurance? Why Does It Matter?
An introduction to our new series.
The North Carolina GOP Is Trying Every Trick To Keep A Supreme Court Seat
Anita Earls has been the North Carolina GOP’s chief antagonist in the courtroom. Now she’s running for a seat on the state Supreme Court as a GOP threat to pack the court looms.
Georgia Governor’s Race Is Epic Showdown Over Voting Rights
This year's election could determine how people vote in Georgia for decades.
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