Congress has a once-in-a-generation chance to fight child poverty. They shouldn't make it complicated.
The pandemic has exacerbated the effects of child poverty, and now Congress has the chance to pass a program to halve child poverty within a year.
Malls could be redeveloped into schools, housing, or data centers, but federal support is needed to spur redevelopment.
Democrats have trouble connecting with rural voters. To help these communities, they must invest in local renewable energy projects.
George Bush's Chief Information Officer offers some advice to Biden about countering the biggest national threat to democracy: misinformation.
People wonder whether the energy disaster in Texas could happen in their state. If we don't stop relying on fossil fuels, the answer is "yes."
Biden and the Democrats have already addressed many big crises facing the country, but one needs his immediate attention: guns.
The post-Trump GOP hasn't identified a policy they're eager to move on, and the result is self-serving posts on social media.
There are 2 kinds of people in the stock market right now: People who are in on the joke and people who aren't
When silly sells on Wall Street, expect just about everyone to start slinging it. If this is your first bubble, you may want to keep that in mind.
I played 6 seasons in the NFL and never took a hit as hard as the ones McDonald's put on me during my 24 years as an operator in Atlanta.
Claims on the intellectual property of COVID-19 vaccines have slowed down their rollouts, needlessly resulting in the loss of life.
Under a more progressive administration, now is the time to rethink our food and agriculture industries into a tool that fights climate change.
The British government must acknowledge its role in the oppression of Hong Kong, as its citizens are being thrown in jail.
Kroger's $2/hour raise for minimum wage workers was short-lived, while the company simultaneously paid out billions in shareholder profits.
San Francisco's school board used inaccurate history to rename schools that haven't even been open in a year.
New York City just granted protections to fast food workers. It may be a model for protecting essential workers across the country.
To fire fast food workers in New York City, employers must provide "just cause," and only after completing a series of "progressive discipline."
Biden promised a return to 'normal.' His Syrian airstrikes show 'normal' can also be unconstitutional and immoral
Biden bombed Syria without Congress' authorization, continuing the terrible US tradition of unilateral presidential warfare.
Galloway says every company wants to command and monetize consumer attention, and a subscription-based model is the best way to do so.
I overcame the fear and stigma of giving my kid extra screen time during the pandemic. Here's why he's better off for it.
Working mom Melissa Petro learned to embrace the benefits of screen time for her 3-year-old son for the sake of her sanity.
I've worked at Walmart for 20 years and can't afford a doctor. Congress needs to pass a $15 minimum wage now.
I testified to the Senate about why we need a $15 minimum wage. As a Walmart employee, I know the difference it could make in people's lives.
If you're abandoning your city in its time of need, you're not needed. New York City and San Francisco don't need you.
Problematic toys, absent-minded gaffes, and violations of social-media policies you don't even know exist can get you kicked out of school.
Stronger consumer growth, more stimulus, COVID-19 vaccines — there's a lot of good news for the US economy. Get ready for a strong year.
There's great news about the COVID-19 vaccines, but experts are underselling them. It's time to admit it: We'll be back to "normal" before Christmas.
The bill aims to amplify the power of small donors, who more closely represent the average constituent in terms of gender and race.
Don't be fooled: in terms of policy, there's not much difference between the "moderate" GOP and people like Trump and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene.
Its move was a logical response to the worst attempt of a government to pander to an influential constituency at the expense of an unpopular target.
Goldman's global stock chief breaks down how the COVID-19 recovery is likely to be different to the cycle after the financial crisis
The recovery from the COVID-19 bear market trough last March was swift, writes Peter Oppenheimer. He sets out what is likely to happen next.
Not only is taking action to end poverty a moral imperative, but the stated costs of raising the minimum wage are wildly overblown.
COVID relief checks are only controversial in Congress. Americans overwhelmingly support bigger stimulus checks.
72% of voters in four key swing states want Congress to send $1,400 relief checks to bolster the $600 Americans already recieved..
Progressives still hold grudges against each other after a contentious primary season one year ago. This is slowing down the progress they hope for.
Dealers are making an estimated $8 million each year from discretionary mark ups on financing offers.
Pundits keep saying that history will vindicate Republicans like Mitt Romney, but history has shown us that the good guys don't always get their say.
Economists like Larry Summers are worried Biden's American Rescue Plan will overheat the economy and drive inflation. But these worriers are wrong.
Ron Kim, a New York Democrat who's called out Cuomo's nursing home coverup for months, says it's time for the governor to face the music
The progressive Democrat talked with Insider about fighting for the truth about New York's nursing home deaths, and facing Cuomo's wrath.
The industry says it has changed. A recent lawsuit and discussions with industry professionals underscores it has not.
Saudi Arabia released a feminist activist from prison, but the government must prove the move wasn't just a PR stunt
The release of activist Loujain al-Hathloul is seen as an overture from Saudi Arabia to the US. Unless they prove otherwise, it's just a PR stunt.
There are too many avenues of foreign policy that Biden may fail to navigate. We should be ready in the event that he doesn't heal our reputation.
Biden can help rebuild America's greatness by letting more international students study and stay in the US
America's student visa policy is in need of an overhaul. A better, streamlined policy would work wonders for our prosperity.
Biden needs to make sure that the economic benefit stays in the US economy instead of leaking out and muting the impact of the federal spending.
I am a mother of two kids, and my student debt is crushing my family. Forgiving student loans will help us escape the cycle of poverty.
Forgiving $10,000 isn't enough. Biden needs to forgive all student loan debt so my kids can have a better future.
Paul Constant lived through the Fight for $15 in Seattle and says there's no evidence that a high minimum wage will kill jobs or increase the cost of living.
SCOTT GALLOWAY: I started buying stocks at age 13. More than 40 years later, I finally understand what investment really means.
In middle school, Galloway was given $200 to buy stocks. Now, he says that making good investments is the reason his sons have health insurance.
As a former oil executive, I can tell you Biden is not at war with oil. The industry has already been moving toward green energy.
Biden is not at "war" with oil, despite what politicians say. The people, the markets, and the administration are all pushing in the same direction.
Leveraging its user base and building its own ecosystem would give Facebook a competitive advantage over Apple's tech.
Biden shouldn't dole out ambassadorships to political donors. We need real diplomats to help rebuild America's shattered global image.
Biden is favoring donors over career diplomats for ambassador positions. Ambassadors represent the US and should have the experience to do so.
Trump won't let the GOP move on, as his nasty letter to Mitch McConnell shows. But even if he did, what would they move on to?
AOC's new law to pay for COVID-19 victims' funeral expenses will be a relief for mourning families. But it does not go far enough.
The relief will be a big aid for impoverished families, but only if the aid is easy to access. Even still, the money won't cover all the costs.
Robinhood's idea to rewire the financial system in the wake of the GameStop mania is a nonsensical disaster
Same day settlement wouldn't fix the Reddit-fueled GameStop problem and would only make the financial system even more unfair.
Convicting Trump of incitement would've sidelined him to an extent but, no. Mitch had to have his Trump and eat it too.
If the case goes to the Supreme Court, the ruling could change the way we finance campaigns by eliminating super PACs.