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The Return of Monopoly

With Amazon on the rise and a business tycoon in the White House, can a new generation of Democrats return the party to its trust-busting roots?

Trail of Fears

Forget Nixon. Trump is more like Andrew Jackson than Tricky Dick—and the consequences of his crimes will be far more devastating.

The New Paranoia

Democrats have always prided themselves on being a voice of political sanity. So why has Trump's election turned the left into a breeding ground for conspiracy theories?

The Rumble in Richmond

Tom Perriello's insurgent campaign against Ralph Northam for Virginia governor is the biggest Democratic title bout since Hillary vs. Bernie.

Professor Carnage

Dave Grossman teaches police officers to think like "warriors." But is the rise of a militarized mindset turning black citizens into targets?

Divided We Fall

The Founders knew that economic inequality would destroy America's democracy. So why can't the Constitution save us?

The Fire Last Time

An elite police squad was supposed to clean up the streets of 1970s Detroit. Instead, it terrorized African Americans, and turned the city into a battleground.

The General and the Refugee

Police from four countries joined forces to bring down a notorious human smuggler. Here's how they blew the operation—and why the crackdown on immigration is making things worse.

Amazing Disgrace

How did Donald Trump—a thrice-married, biblically illiterate sexual predator—hijack the religious right?

Inside the Recount

Jill Stein and a ragtag team of computer experts decided to take America's elections to court. Here's how it all went wrong.

Obama’s Lost Army

He built a grassroots machine of two million supporters eager to fight for change. Then he let it die. This is the untold story of Obama’s biggest mistake—and how it paved the way for Trump.