New legal director David Cole thinks he knows how.
The Constitution asks us to elect a president of the United States, but what we get is a president of Ohio and Florida. There’s an easy way to fix that.
Instead of embracing Donald Trump’s vision for gargantuan and indiscriminate building projects, Congress should insist that any federal infrastructure legislation be focused on delivering what the market says Americans want: walkable communities.
And what it means for American democracy.
Republican reform plans misdiagnose the problem. The solution is better care for the minority of patients who drive most of the spending.
Patients with mental as well as physical illnesses are hard to treat. The Show-Me State has figured out a better, cheaper way, using funds from Obamacare. Will Republicans in Washington kill it?
A San Diego “pre-hospice” program helps chronically ill patients live longer, live better, and stay out of the hospital—all while saving the health care system money.
How an unconventional team of doctors figured out how to provide high-need university employees with better health care, for less money.
In a new book, the Washington Monthly founding editor explains where liberal elites went wrong — and suggests a way forward.
Forget the French cuffs. Washington is run by an army of underpaid schlubs.
An emergent bloc of Republican voters, with unprecedented access to the new president’s administration, openly despises our founding document’s historic ideals. If left to fester, this poison will destroy the conservative movement.
The most successful chiefs of staff have known not only how to take charge but also when to leave.
When the citizens of Ferguson and other communities pushed back against the criminal justice system, MSNBC host Chris Hayes was on the scene. Now he has some thoughts worth considering.
Bill Clinton rescued his party from near obscurity a quarter century ago. Democrats would be wise to closely examine the lessons of his tenure as they set out to rebuild after the devastating 2016 elections.
What Donald Trump did and didn’t learn from his childhood pastor Norman Vincent Peale.
Payday lenders thrive because big banks won’t serve the poor, but that doesn’t excuse their predatory practices.
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