Matthew Cunningham-Cook is a writer and researcher with expertise in health care, retirement policy, and capital markets. He has written for The Nation, Al Jazeera, and In These Times.
The Coronavirus CrisisNursing Home Magnate Cozied Up to Trump as Deaths Rose in His Facilities
Nursing homes linked to major Trump donor Eliezer Scheiner received over $27 million in Covid-19 funds even as residents died amid poor conditions.
Rashida Tlaib and Slate of Local Wins Signal Progressive Revival in Michigan
Tlaib’s primary victory comes alongside a host of down-ballot progressive wins, including Karen McDonald for Oakland County prosecutor.
Rep. Lori Trahan Lied About Campaign Funds. The House Ethics Committee Cleared Her Anyway.
The committee’s finding raises questions about whether members of Congress can police each other when it comes to campaign finance.
Trump Rule Change Will Likely Do More Harm Than Good to 401(k)s, Study Shows
In June, the Labor Department allowed private equity into 401(k) plans for the first time. A study shows that likely won’t pay off for ordinary investors.