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

‘Isn’t That the Trump Lawyer?’: A Reporter’s Accidental Scoop

WASHINGTON — I have always thought of overhearing conversations as an underappreciated journalistic tool. When political donors, lobbyists and politicians gather at hotels for meetings and strategy sessions, they often keep out reporters. But they… Read More

Trump betrays Dreamers

by Brent Budowsky This week President Trump, who recently had trouble unequivocally denouncing white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., told the Dreamers who entered our country at a young age and represent the American idea made… Read More