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2017 was terrible for food policy. But 2018 could shake things up

Will the farm bill and midterm elections put food back in the spotlight on Capitol Hill?

The rules according to Trump

Women rise against centuries of assault and sexual harassment. Yet a man accused of such crimes remains in the White House.

Congressman apologizes for nude selfie

Barton announced his re-election bid earlier this month and has no intention of resigning.

What is the true cost of inequality?

Americans, in effect, are each paying what amounts to an “inequality tax.”

On the rehabilitation of George W. Bush

Say it again: The enemy of our enemy is still a war criminal.

7 not-so-subtle messages Congress is sending with its tax plans

The two tax bills define what’s important to a society. Or more to the point, who’s not important.

Bernie Sanders is now backing Randy Bryce – which could be very bad news...

Sanders’ endorsement of Bryce comes at a time when the former union organizer and steelworker is rising in the polls in his bid to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan.
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The new poll tax

These state laws are another form of voter suppression – like gerrymandering, voter ID requirements, and bars on anyone with felony convictions from voting.

The U.S. is stockpiling nuclear arms, and the cost is astonishing

We're spending $1.2 trillion on weapons that invariably make the world a more dangerous place.

Inequality out of control: The average 1% household made over $2.5 million in the...

With inequality ripping us apart, and with few of our national leaders willing or able to confront the problem, we may never again be an equitable and functional society.