Lost weekend: How Trump’s time at his golf club hurt the response to Maria

At first, the Trump administration seemed to be doing all the right things to respond to the disaster in Puerto Rico. As Hurricane Maria made landfall on Wednesday, Sept. 20, there was a frenzy of… Read More

Jaguars’ Shahid Khan joins players during anthem protest in first game since Trump’s NFL remarks

Less than three hours after President #Trump called on NFL owners to suspend or fire players who protest during the national anthem, the #Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars — the first teams to play Sunday… Read More

Trump-Schumer alliance a game-changer for everyone

by Brent Budowsky When President Trump, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) reached a major three-month debt ceiling and government spending deal in a White House meeting on… Read More

Failing Charter Schools Have a Reincarnation Plan

Converting into private schools — and using voucher programs to thrive on the public dime. by Annie Waldman This story was co-published with Slate. This past June, Florida’s top education agency delivered a failing grade… Read More