- Jay Powell’s Propagandistson October 18, 2021
Today on TAP: His campaign to be reappointed chair is abetted by Fed spin and a tame and collusive press.
- Jerome Powell Sold More Than a Million Dollars of Stock as the Market Was Tankingon October 18, 2021
Disclosure documents reveal that the spectacle of Fed officials personally trading stocks extended to the chair himself.
- Build Back Better’s Housing Investments at Riskon October 18, 2021
The housing part of the reconciliation bill is transformative. All factions of the party support it. Will it survive the cut-down?
- Fighting Extremism in the U.S. Militaryon October 18, 2021
The Pentagon is only starting to come to grips with a serious problem.
- ⏩ Climate, Infrastructure, and Equity: Navigating Build Back Betteron October 18, 2021
Prospect writers discuss the obstacles to Build Back Better posed by climate change, privatization, economic inequality, and more.
- Why I’m Ready to Strike Hollywoodon October 16, 2021
Film crew workers are asking for basic human needs. So far, the major studios haven’t offered them.
- Why Did Tax Receipts Soar This Year?on October 15, 2021
Today on TAP: It wasn’t because of general prosperity or increases in wages.
- Climate Talks Amid Energy Shockson October 15, 2021
This actually should be an opportune moment to rethink our energy system, as the current one goes haywire. But that’s not how things usually work out.
- The European Union and Britain Boost Biden En Route to Glasgowon October 15, 2021
The president claims America is back in the climate fight, but legislation is the missing ingredient.
- The Many Feints of The Sopranoson October 15, 2021
Inside David Chase’s failed prequel is a better movie straining to get out.
- Altercation: Big Money Is the Ultimate in Cancel Cultureon October 15, 2021
Just ask Yale, where donors upended a celebrated academic program.
- Biden Unclogs a Port—Well, Partlyon October 14, 2021
Today on TAP: L.A. longshore workers will now work 24/7—but companies’ exploitation of port truckers will still slow things down.
- ⏩ Harold Meyerson on the Half-Full, Half-Empty State of American Laboron October 14, 2021
Our Editor-At-Large on the return of the strike and prevalence of workers quitting their jobs.
- U.S. Snubs Biodiversity Summiton October 14, 2021
The U.S. refuses to join the global conference in China on biodiversity due to decades of pharma lobbying. Yet habitat destruction could fuel future pandemics.
- The Dwindling Choices on Build Back Betteron October 14, 2021
Democrats can cut programs, tighten expiration dates, or count tax cuts and spending separately. But so far they’re just posturing and fighting.