Accurate measurement is important, but policymakers and journalists should focus on the question of how to raise middle-class incomes rather than worrying about technical adjustments that do not affect the overall picture.
On the third anniversary of the shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, that killed six people, author Anisha Singh reflects on how the Sikh community has come together to advocate for forgiveness and raise awareness in the face of continued hate crimes against American Sikhs.
Congress should take action on tax reform by making savings count through progressive matches in the tax code, with a refundable Saver’s Credit as the first step.
50 years after the Voting Rights Act was signed into law, Congress needs to ensure that voting is accessible to all Americans as communities of color continue to grow in the United States.
It has been estimated that, at the current rate of change, it will take until 2085 for women to reach parity with men in key leadership roles in the United States.
The history of Medicare and Medicaid indicates that the ACA will grow and evolve within the nation’s health care framework.
What does the amount—$18.7 billion—mean to one of the wealthiest, most profitable corporations on the planet?
The political conversation surrounding the ACA must move beyond repeal and turn toward serious debates about how to improve and shape health care for future generations.
The proposed rule would take several steps to rebalance the playing field in favor of students and families.
Setting a responsible course for the federal budget requires political will and compromise.
Like most presidents, Obama’s track record promoting peace on the African continent has been a decidedly mixed bag.
Workers are not reaping the full benefits of their increasing productivity or the country’s economic growth.
Passing comprehensive reform would allow immigration authorities to target individuals who truly threaten public safety.
In the most painful way possible, America learned what happens when financial oversight is not taken seriously.
In the wake of a nuclear deal, the United States and its partners must work to counter Iran’s destructive behavior across the Middle East.