Why the church’s teachings on same-sex relationships are profoundly flawed

On what basis do Christians believe they have a right to do things that harm others to the point of suicide?

Socialism for the rich, capitalism for the rest

While the wealthy and powerful are coddled with public largesse, the rest of us are thrown into the jaws of an unforgiving economic system.

Who really got a tax cut last year?

If you think the U.S. tax system is unfair, you’re not alone. Just 17% of Americans say they’re paying less in taxes since the Trump tax cut took effect.

Low-wage workers deserve $15 per hour and a union

It’s been less than a decade since a few hundred fast-food employees walked off the job to demand a $15 wage and a union. Now, they’re a global movement that’s fundamentally changed the conversation on the rights of low-wage workers.

Nixon and Reagan tried closing the border to pressure Mexico – here’s what happened

Both presidents brought border traffic and trade to a standstill in hopes of changing Mexican policy in the drug war. And both failed to achieve their goals.

The US death penalty just got a lot crueler

A horrific new ruling would let states execute people in more painful ways, even when alternatives are available.

After Trump: What’s next for US foreign policy?

Centrist liberalism is dead, and Trump is a disaster. But progressives can use what he’s done to remake America and its place in the world.

Collusion is in plain sight

There’s plenty of collusion in plain sight, and it wouldn’t take a 22-month inquiry to find Trump conspiring with enemies of U.S. democracy.

Why Americans shouldn’t feel grateful for $137 insulin

Only by the bizarre logic of the U.S. pharmaceutical industry does this drug count as any kind of generic.

The public may never see a report from Mueller’s investigation

Will the public ever see a report from Robert Mueller’s investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia? Maybe not. There are big legal hurdles to making it public.