How do we connect the economy to our everyday lives?

Recent headlines — of course filled with hyperbole — drive home a singular message: America’s economy is booming! The stock market is setting records. The 3.7% unemployment rate hovers around all-time lows. More than 220,000 jobs were added in June. … (more…)

The DNC Army That Could Soon Descend on Swing States

To avoid repeating the errors of 2016, the party is training young people of color to be campaign organizers for the eventual Democratic nominee. (more…)

‘Tinderbox of violence’: Ocasio-Cortez tears into Stephen Miller over family separation

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday savaged White House adviser Stephen Miller for his role in engineering the administration’s family separation policy, accusing him of abetting the humanitarian crisis at the southern border. “It is a policy of dehumanization, implemented by this executive administration, laid at the feet of Stephen Miller,…

If Dems Know What to Do About China, They’re Not Saying

Trump may be breaking China and the United States apart-and the 2020 candidates haven’t voiced any clear alternatives. (more…)

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure ‘key’ Mueller evidence

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspecified agreement with the Justice Department to begin providing “key evidence” that Mueller…

Give Trump an Ultimatum on Stonewalling

Washington • If you want to understand how fundamentally President Trump and his Republican allies have damaged our capacity for self-government, look no further than the debate over whether he should be impeached. (more…)

Republicans whistle past the ‘legislative graveyard’

The Senate is going to get back to good ol’-fashioned legislating any day now. Republicans swear it. Mitch McConnell’s Senate has been almost entirely focused on confirming President Donald Trump’s personnel and judges and has little in the way of recent legislative victories. “It is frustrating,” Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa),…

Automatic Voter Registration is Good for Service Members, Veterans, and All New Yorkers

The idea is simple: instead of placing the onus of registration on individuals, eligible voters are automatically registered to vote by the state when they … … (more…)

Hu Honua Delays Compound While Waiting For Court Judgement

PEPEʻEKEO, Hawaiʻi – The bioenergy company says the continued employment of its workers are placed at risk as it awaits the Hawaiʻi Supreme … … (more…)