Joe Manchin

Republicans don’t serve their states. They immiserate them

By Noah Berlatsky / December 19, 2022 /

Why are people from states with the worst child poverty problems determined to kill the Child Tax Credit expansion program?

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Kyrsten Sinema doesn’t get the credit she deserves

By John Stoehr / December 14, 2022 /

Yeah, she’s annoying. That’s democratic politics for you

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The Inflation Reduction Act is what a democracy can achieve when fascists are prevented from stabbing it in the back

By John Stoehr / August 17, 2022 /

Thank Mitch McConnell for proof of concept.

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Go ahead, celebrate. You need to

By Jason Sattler / August 17, 2022 /

To win, the broad left has to do more than criticize.

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The Editorial Board explains the Inflation Reduction Act

By Noah Berlatsky / August 3, 2022 /

“I struggle to find enough superlatives to describe this deal.”

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The Schumer-Manchin bill is a ‘conservative’ BFD

By John Stoehr / July 29, 2022 /

Minimizing suffering, maximizing opportunity.

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Biden wants to fight inflation by soaking the rich, but centrists and the GOP are in the way

By Noah Berlatsky / July 28, 2022 /

Catering to bloated oligarchs who want to hoover up wealth and power.

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The Democrats’ progressives need a new story

By John Stoehr / July 20, 2022 /

The one they’re telling is hurting Biden, the party and themselves.

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For Biden, a brighter future, perhaps

By Noah Berlatsky / July 14, 2022 /

There’s a reasonable chance that Biden’s approval rating has bottomed out and can start crawling toward something better. 

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When Democratic leaders and white liberals scapegoat the NRA

By John Stoehr / June 2, 2022 /

The convenient fictions constituting our political reality.

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