Reading Time: 17 minutes A look at how voting laws are being subverted to suppress minority participation, and at the resultant degradation of democracy.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Is there a way forward in Afghanistan? A conversation with Laurel E. Miller, a senior foreign policy expert at RAND.
Reading Time: 15 minutes The American Beverage Association basically extorted California’s government into preempting the authority of cities and counties to impose soda taxes over the next 12 years. Unfortunately other large corporate interests are also using similar tactics to get what they want.
Reading Time: 17 minutes Cornell professor Louis Hyman explains the history of the unmaking of American work, how temporary work took over the economy, and why the gig economy may yet have a silver lining.
Reading Time: 18 minutes The US and the world are doing better by almost every metric. So why is there so much pessimism?
Reading Time: 17 minutes A look at how the next generation of Republicans is doing in the Trump era.
Reading Time: 16 minutes Want to understand the consequences of pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal? What it means for the US, Iran, and rest of the world? Listen to this conversation with Iran scholar and former Iranian ambassador and government official Seyed Hossein Mousavian.
Reading Time: 18 minutes How the journey of the most-listened-to national radio talk show host in America may have changed US politics forever.
Reading Time: 16 minutes In spite of the one quarter GDP increase of 4.1 percent, the economy is not doing well for the majority of middle class Americans. Journalist Alissa Quart goes looking for the real America.
Reading Time: 16 minutes Bill Browder talks about being on the top of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s most wanted list, his personal safety, and his shock at President Donald Trump’s reaction to Putin’s Helsinki proposal.