The CEOs of the four biggest tech companies — Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple — are going to testify to a House committee. It won't be pretty.
There's a clear way for Congress to improve the PPP loan program and help America's small businesses
Streamlining the approval process so that PPP loans for many small businesses are forgiven quickly would save the economy money and help businesses.
To help communities of color, Congress must extend the $600-a-week boosted unemployment benefit until the economy recovers
Recessions hit communities of color hard. To soften that blow and advance racial justice, Congress needs to extend the boosted unemployment benefit.
Sending in federal agents has made situations like Portland, Austin, and Seattle worse. This doesn't help anyone — except maybe Trump.
The aggressive federal response in Portland undermines America's message and hurts the already-damaged international perception of the US.
Trump knows his reelection chances are in trouble, so now he's trying to confuse Americans and erode trust in our elections
Trump is losing to Biden, according to almost every poll. So now he's trying to sow discord and confusion about the election.
I'm a college senior. I don't think students should go back to schools, even though it means I may miss my final year on campus.
I'm an incoming college senior who believes that the health risks for college students returning to campus are too great. Schools aren't prepared.
I was a Homeland Security prosecutor on Day One. How Trump is using my former department is damaging the country.
Opinion: The Department of Homeland Security was never meant to be a national police force or a presidential militia, but that's how it's being used.
Trump's refusal to wear a mask was an attempt to impose his delusion that the coronavirus would disappear on Americans. That's what dictators do.
Amid a worsening economy due to the COVID-19 crisis, virtual jobs are on the rise and may be here to stay.
Black communities were forgotten during the recovery from the Great Recession. We can't let that happen again.
During the Great Recession, communities of color were overlooked as recovery efforts focused on wealthier white people. That has to change.
'Surviving Autocracy' author Masha Gessen on Trump's casual racism, how his incompetence prevents accountability, and the institutions that failed us
The Trump project aims to "take American identity to an imaginary past," National Book Award winner Masha Gessen tells Business Insider in new interview.
Is Trump's fear message landing? Is the economy recovering or staggering? Is the pandemic easing and can Trump take credit? Has Biden been demonized?
If America is going to actually end police violence, it will take a movement like we've never seen before
The effort to curb police violence is going to take a monumental movement that not only includes protestors, but also . Two professors explain how.
The company that long struggled with building cars is preparing to add plants in Germany and Texas as it moves toward a major expansion.
The Trump administration's swift economic aid and willingness to pays billions for vaccines has been the only good part of the pandemic response.
Conservatives used to be terrified of federal agents invading cities or overreach by the government, but not anymore because Orange Man Good.
Trump finally told people to wear masks and take the virus seriously. How long before he's bashing Biden and saying the virus will just go away?
Opinion: The US's failed strategy not only fails at its intended purpose but it's also strengthened the bonds between our adversaries at our expense.
President Donald Trump loves "power" and "strength." Post-9/11 expansions of executive power have given him the secret police force he always wanted.
Unmarked federal troops in Portland are just the latest worrying assault on America's democracy by the Trump administration.
Data shows that donations to presidential races don't mean much, but a donation to a local race can be much more influential.
Republicans would offer so little help to states and people in a coronavirus aid bill that it's unclear whether they understand the problem at hand.
Trump's Covid-19 response shows he has given up on competition with China that doesn't involve guns and bombs
Opinion: In modern great-power competition, it takes more than military strength to win, and the US is showing it doesn't have much else to offer.
If Biden wins the White House and the Democrats take a majority in the Senate, the only option to get something done is to get rid of the filibuster.
A slew of former US ambassadors said disinformation is one of the world's biggest problems. It's time companies took the threat just as seriously.
Companies need to not only guard against disinformation about themselves, but also help to combat the risk to our society that misinformation creates.
The US meat industry is making people sick. If we want to fight disease and prevent future pandemics, it needs to be completely transformed.
Reorienting meat manufacturing to smaller scale farms may help curb global sickness caused by tainted meat.
The tech industry was supposed to help make the world more free, but instead it has turned into a tool of oppression
Tech companies have long gotten in the way of their own employees' fight for justice, and the evergreen search for profit could be to blame.
Trump used a high-risk, high-reward strategy to win in 2016. It looks like the same risky strategy is about to blow up in his face this time around.
Trump's negative campaign message in 2016 helped deliver him a slight win. The same strategy in 2020 has him trailing Joe Biden by a large margin.
China hawks are angry about Beijing's encroachment into Hong Kong, but the president's disinterest in their cause makes recent moves seem toothless.
The pandemic won't just radically reshape the 2020 election, it'll change how politicians campaign for years to come
Campaigns must look ahead to digital interactions as the COVID-19 crisis has totally changed the landscape of impacting potential voters.
The Federal Reserve has helped perpetuate economic inequality between Black and white Americans. The central bank now has the chance to change that.
The way the US measures poverty is outdated, misleading, and could leave millions of Americans without the help they need to make it through the pandemic
To measure poverty in the United States, we are using over 50-year-old models. This leaves out scores of poor people from the equation.
The "Harper's letter" sparked a conversation about free expression and open debate. The left-wing case for free speech has been lost in the noise.
Cracker Barrel recently tweeted: "Who said s'mores can only be made with marshmallows? Introducing: #SavorySmores." This tweet made me furious.
Trump isn't fulfilling his actual presidential duties and most of America is acting as if that isn't a deeply bizarre thing to happen.
It's time to be up front about the 3 neoliberal arguments that help keep racist economic systems in place in the US
Roosevelt Institute director Joelle Gamble says ideas like "a rising tide lifts all boats" are rigged to marginalize Black Americans.
Cops can't be immune from the law, especially since it's their job to maintain lawfulness through force.
A study found that Black people were treated worse when trying to apply for PPP small-business loans. That is structural racism in action.
There's an obvious way to strike back at China for the Hong Kong security law while scoring an economic win for the US
Want to strike back at China for the Hong Kong security law? Simple. Steal the brains from Hong Kong and bring them here.
The novel coronavirus has destroyed countless jobs, and criminal-justice reform has never been more popular. Legalize marijuana already.
Under Trump, government data on topics ranging from the pandemic to the climate to PPP loans is losing quality. That's a danger to America.
People, even Republicans, are finally adopting the use of face masks to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
The news about the COVID-19 pandemic is getting worse in places like Florida and California, but the stock market is going up anyway. Here's why.
The Trump administration is bashing Dr. Fauci as the pandemic gets worse. But Fauci is helpful and could help Americans get through the crisis.
As protests grip the nation calling for criminal justice reform, the COVID-19 crisis exposes the intense need to reform our prison system.
Calls to defund the police are justified, but we must also call for the reallocation of money from the destructive war on drugs.
People are overlooking the atrocities that occurred at plantations in the south, and using them as wedding venues and tourist hot spots.
I'm a lawyer who has investigated thousands of cases of workplace discrimination. Here's how to go beyond anti-racist rhetoric and actually create an equitable workplace.
In the wake of George Floyd's death, companies have been making commitments to get better at diversity, but empty commitments aren't enough.
Charities aren't accountable to voters and can't do the hard work to fix the problems with American society. We need government to step in.