Children can get quite expensive.
Sen. Warren is proposing universal child care as a way to rein in the soaring costs of raising a family. A sociologist explains what’s driving the trend.
Slavery was a sticking point at the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
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The Apportionment Clause forbids a direct tax on wealth. Expanding the 16th Amendment would not only allow such a tax but abolish slavery's last remnant in the US Constitution as well.
Wounded Knee Memorial at Wounded Knee, South Dakota.
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Wounded Knee is among the worst massacres in Native American history, when in 1890 the US military shot and killed 146 unarmed men, women and children in South Dakota.
Donald Trump's comments have put historic prejudices right in the limelight.
Native American? Elizabeth Warren.
The colonisation of Native America continues through appropriation.
Some American Indian tribes, including the Navajo Nation, have moratoriums on genetic testing.
Why is Elizabeth Warren's DNA test so controversial with Native American groups? Two Indigenous geneticists explain the history and science behind the debate.
Had US Senator Elizabeth Warren (left) been the Democratic candidate, she might be president by now.
If there been an alternative feminist candidate, with a different, more disruptive agenda, we would have a feminist president.
Rachel Dolezal isn't the only one who experiences a transition in racial categories, but what are the implications of inconsistent racial identifications on mental health?
Anti-trade sentiment has been on the rise.
President Obama still believes there's hope to pass the 12-nation TPP deal before he leaves office, but the chances seem very slim.
A progressive tag team to save the TPP?
Leading progressives including Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have been very vocal in opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Here's why they should get on board.
What will Trump’s higher ed plan mean for students?
What will a Trump presidency mean for America's 6,000 colleges and universities, as well as its over 20 million postsecondary students?
So far, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has refused to endorse a candidate.
Neither Democratic candidate for president has gotten the endorsement of Massachusetts' junior senator. Here's a look at Elizabeth Warren's long game playbook.
A crisis for whom?
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For many borrowers — particularly those with advanced degrees — a high debt is far from a crisis.
First generation students: Divided lives?
First-generation college students may suffer from a guilt of abandoning their families. They also carry huge responsibilities and expectations. How can colleges help them be successful?
Senator Warren has had pointed words on the subject of TPA.
While the Obama Administration vociferously disagrees, Trade Promotion Authority opens the door to watering down financial reform.
In a blistering speech to the Banking Committee, Senator Elizabeth Warren exposed profound weaknesses in the US’ current system of financial regulation.
It was an artful if devastating performance. In just seven minutes, Senator Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts signaled the arrival of what appears destined to be a powerful force on Capitol Hill. At…