The Trump administration pointed to the weak economy as a reason for the visa suspension, but that is a miserable excuse and makes no sense.
NYPD and union brass created a fake story about a Shake Shack "poisoning." It's time to treat cops like any other source, with reasonable skepticism.
Just like Trump promised, the US is 'tired of winning.' The only problem is we're 'winning' in the worst ways.
President Trump promised us that under his leadership, we would get "tired of winning." Years later, we are winning, just in all the wrong categories.
The US was in the midst of a mental health crisis even before the pandemic. As we fight COVID-19, we also need to fight the mental health crisis.
The US economy has been on life support since the coronavirus started, and Republicans want to pull the chord.
The government, private businesses, and any group working on the COVID-19 recovery need to make sure that their programs create equitable outcomes.
To boost the US economy, the government should take a page from the Great Depression playbook and hire thousands of American artists
The first Works Projects Administration put artists back to work after the depression, and there's no better time than now for a new one.
A behind-the-scenes 'bully' in the State Department is the perfect example of the mess that is the Trump administration
Former IG Steven Linick laid out just how aggressive Pompeo ally Brian Bulato can be and showed what is wrong with the State Department.
The US economy has made gains in recent weeks, but COVID-19, trade fights, and the upcoming fiscal cliffs still present dangers.
Stocks keep climbing despite the rising coronavirus cases in many states. But if things do take a turn, just how far could the market fall?
Democrats are trying to disavow the "defund the police" slogan while trying to win over the movements' supporters. This is a mistake.
According to John Bolton, Trump was willing to overlook just about anything from China as long as he got what he needed to get reelected.
It's clear that the US screwed up the coronavirus response, but we can't go back to lockdown. Here's what we should do instead.
Cops falsely assumed they were intentionally poisoned at a Shake Shack. But the jump to conclusions is a startling insight into the police mindset.
The number of COVID-19 cases and deaths is staggering and we seem to just be giving up on trying ton contain and squash the pandemic.
While they are all interconnected, there are five main issues and arguments that have grown out of the protests about the killing of George Floyd.
The real test for the economy will be after it has re-opened fully.
The president doesn't make police department policy, local governments do. If lawmakers fear being voted out of their "safe seats," they'll change.
Legal rulings did not solve discrimination against Black Americans, and legal rulings will not solve discrimination against LGBTQ Americans.
Millions of Americans could get left behind unless Congress passes a new economic stimulus package. Here's what should be in it.
We need to expand food stamps, help expand access to housing, and more in the next round of coronavirus economic stimulus.
Trump makes his assumptions about who is entitled to America based on race, not the rule of law. That's why the Confederate flag suits.
Trump is trailing in the 2020 polls and could lose. But voters shouldn't forget Senate Republicans and other GOP lawmakers who supported him.
The pain, anger, and desperation of the protesters is justifiable — but backlash always awaits the peaceful protesters the next day.
Trump loves to bask in the reflected glory of veterans, but he has no use for them once they don't conveniently fit in with his preferred narrative.
President Donald Trump's history on healthcare is littered with broken promises and feeble cover-ups.
In the aftermath of George Floyd's death, corporations have decided to grace us with supercilious pronouncements about racism.
The lessons we have learned in the COVID-19 outbreak will pave the way as we confront a climate change crisis that is already causing a catastrophe.
Trump's disastrous response to the George Floyd protests is hurting America's image around the world
Racism in the United States has damaged America's image abroad for decades, but Trump is the first time where a president hasn't cared.
Seattle protesters created a six-block police-free zone called the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone. We need to try wild ideas like this to reform our police.
Trump shares his itarian, racist, violent thoughts expecting Americans to support him because he thinks deep down we're like him. Not a chance.
Slashing state budgets disproportionately impacts families of color — and could extend the recession
States that embraced cuts during the Great Recession of 2008 had much slower recoveries and fell behind their peers.
21 states are still seeing an increase in daily new cases and the rate of infections show that the pandemic is not over by a long shot.
Public approval of the Black Lives Matter movement has improved historically fast and it shows just how incredible this moment is.
I live and work in Camden, the New Jersey city that disbanded and rebuilt its police force. We've been upheld as a model for cities like Minneapolis, but there's a lot more to the story.
Camden has ranked as the 10th-most-dangerous city in America and is still the most dangerous city in New Jersey.
De Blasio gave New Yorkers a two-week break from alternate-side-of-the-street parking. Here's a better idea: Give them a bigger break and resign.
Joe Biden has some strong poll numbers, but there are a lot of issues that could trip him up before the presidential election.
The history of American policing is rotten racist. We need to spend far less on police departments and far more on services that do social good.
Redirecting funding for the police to other social services is a noble idea, but the slogan "defund the police" is simplistic and loses the point.
The murder of George Floyd is a wakeup call: To end racism in America we need to actively practice anti-racism and build anti-racist institutions.
It has become abundantly clear that Trump is the worst possible President for this moment, and it likely will end his presidency come November.
I'm a professor who studies protests and activism. Here's why the George Floyd protests are different.
The George Floyd protests are different for three reasons: pandemic lockdowns, the diversity of the protestors, and the violent government response.
We've been saying that "black lives matter" ever since Trayvon Martin's death sparked the rise of the movement. Why did it take so long to catch on?
The gain of over 2 million jobs was good news. But millions of Americans are still unemployed and the US economy still needs more stimulus.
We are able to record and see more of the violence coming from police due to the widespread availability of phones and recording equipment.
Science experts are right to support the protests in spirit, but when offering expert guidance, they need to be heartless, just as the disease is.
White conservatives like Rush Limbaugh believe white privilege doesn't exist. But the coronavirus pandemic shows the painful divide between white and black Americans.
Coronavirus is not a racist disease — it doesn't discriminate against skin color or economic status. But the society in which we live is racist.
General Mattis' letter frames the questions that many Americans will have to face: declare loyalty to either the United States of America...or Trump.
It doesn't matter if it's taking a knee or marching peacefully in the streets, some conservative media personalities are just offended by the message.
A book published nearly 25 years ago predicted America would hit a great crisis climaxing in 2020 — and that up next is a millennial vs. boomer standoff that will usher in a new world order
In 1997, "The Fourth Turning" predicted a crisis-era starting around 2005 and climaxing around 2020. Enter: the pandemic and nationwide protests.