Regions / North America
A growing number of corporations spend more on executive compensation than federal income taxes.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the Islamic State in Syria and the regional challenges it faces on PBS NewsHour.
A tax on inherited wealth could eliminate student debt while reducing growing inequality.
Lackluster Democratic campaigns, coupled with vote-suppressing maneuvers, gave the GOP its edge in the midterm elections.
The new Republican majority could complicate Obama's efforts to move forward on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
An anonymous U.S. official caused a dustup when he called the Israeli prime minister "chickensh*t." Others might have said worse.
More troops will mean "more violence for Iraqis and Syrians" and will not "make us any safer here at home."
South Korean activists are using balloons to send political and religious propaganda across the DMZ. They're also endangering Koreans on both sides of the border.
For women who make their living off tips, sexual harassment is a constant workplace peril.
Rebuilding the commons is a vital part of reviving an economically-divided, violence-scarred neighborhood.