WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at Stake in Election

October 2, 2016

A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief, including: Jobs, Social Security, Executive Authority, the Minimum Wage, Wall Street Regulation, Infrastructure and Healthcare. […]

After a Disappointing Debate, Trump Lashes Out

September 28, 2016

Donald Trump lashed out wildly on Tuesday in the aftermath of a disappointing first debate with Hillary Clinton, scolding the moderator, criticizing a beauty pageant winner for her physique and raising the prospect of an all-out attack on […]

Fact Check: Trump and Clinton Debate for the First Time

September 27, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went head to head Monday night in the first presidential debate. NPR’s politics team live annotated the debate. Portions of it have added analysis underlined in yellow, followed by context and fact check. […]

Jeremy Corbyn Easily Re-Elected UK Labour Party Leader

September 25, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn scored a “monumental victory” on Saturday, easily being reelected leader of Britain’s Labour Party. Corbyn got 61.8 percent of the vote. Cory Doctorow writes at BoingBoing that his reelection came despite sabotage from his own party […]

The Progressive Case for Hillary Clinton is Pretty Overwhelming

September 19, 2016

“For a lot of liberals, the most important goal of this election is to keep Donald Trump out of the White House,” writes Kevin Drum in Mother Jones. “But a lot of lefties aren’t happy about that. They want a positive argument in favor of voting for Clinton […]

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