(Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images) It would make a grave problem worse Los Angeles It’s dark outside and difficult to see through the tinted windows. At the wheel is Sergeant Yolanda Valento of the human-trafficking unit of…

Joe Biden speaks at the Presidential Gun Sense Forum in Des Moines, Iowa, August 10, 2019. (Scott Morgan/Reuters) Biden is poison in 2020 for the same reason he was gold to Obama. Joe Biden’s case…

Naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2013. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters) The welfare state is much bigger than just cash benefits. The newly finalized rule about immigrant welfare use is 837 pages long, but it boils…

Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) participates in a House Oversight Committee hearing, July 15, 2019. (Erin Scott/Reuters) Before Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, there was Vito Marcantonio. What can America’s last socialist congressman teach us about its new ones?…

British and E.U. flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London (Toby Melville/Reuters) Brexit, a U.S.–U.K. trade deal, and the challenge of Northern Ireland With less than 90 days left until the United Kingdom is…

Polling right about 1% nationally, presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke turned up the heat on his connection to the working class by posting a video of himself changing a tire — without any assistance from the…

The yearlong trade war between the US and China has wreaked havoc on the two countries' economies and sent shockwaves through world markets.  The dispute "will drag on until early 2021" if China plays the…