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.

How Trump and Barr could stretch claims of executive privilege and grand jury secrecy

The president and attorney general can try to keep the findings of Mueller’s investigation secret. They’ll likely use both the secrecy of grand jury proceedings and executive privilege to do that

Bring back Eisenhower socialism

Conservatives want you to believe not having to choose between paying for rent or medicine is Soviet-style tyranny.

America can afford a Green New Deal – here’s how

Democrats are proposing an ambitious decarbonization plan that critics are calling unaffordable. A green economist explains how the U.S. could pay for it.

Ryan Zinke

Former Trump officials are supposed to avoid lobbying. But 33 haven’t.

The former officials — including ex-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke — have found ways to sidestep the administration’s ethics pledge. At least 18 of them are now registered federal lobbyists and the rest work in jobs that closely resemble lobbying.

The federal National Emergencies Act is not a blank check

The National Emergencies Act doesn’t give the president unlimited power to declare a national emergency even when no emergency exists.

Billionaire presidential candidates think they know what’s best for us

Billionaires are pretty damn sure they know what’s best for you. No more taxes on the rich and none of that Medicare-for-all is what’s best for you, according to two billionaires toying with seeking the presidency.

Drug-pricing policies find new momentum as ‘a 2020 thing’

The next presidential primary contests are more than a year away. But presumed candidates are already trying to stake a claim to one of health care’s hot-button concerns: surging prescription drug prices.

Shutdown’s economic impact is a forceful reminder of why government matters

The shutdown is highlighting the crucial role government plays in the lives of citizens and businesses, offering a reminder of its fundamental value to the economy.