Gilad Edelman, a Washington Monthly contributing editor, is a politics writer for WIRED. He was formerly executive editor of the Monthly. His writing has also appeared in the New Yorker, Slate, and the Washington Post. Gilad has a degree from Yale Law School but is not a lawyer and can’t give you legal advice. Before journalism and the law, he had a brief career as a jazz saxophonist.
Yes, Trump won because of support from the white working class. Democrats need to face that uncomfortable fact.
New legal director David Cole thinks he knows how.
He blamed politicians and foreigners for stealing the middle class’s wealth, even as he’s poised to use the presidency to enlarge his fortune.
Are credit card surcharges violations of free speech? It’s up to the Supreme Court to decide.
Donald Trump’s election ends hopes for federal action to reduce mass incarceration. But the real problem, and therefore the solution, lies with local prosecutors.