Capital & Main’s new series examines whether the incoming president can tackle the nation’s migrant crisis.
A Capital & Main catalog of our recent election coverage of local and national stories, in this most fateful election year.
An Ethiopian-born labor leader takes stock of his movement, Trump, the immigration crisis and police reform.
Inside the epic ballot fight to reform California's “taxpayer rebellion” initiative.
From Dodger Dogs to tires: A list of sellers, manufacturers and offices hardest hit by the coronavirus.
The first of the month has come to strike terror in renters, while homeownership seems like a fantasy to the young. How did this happen?
Capital & Main’s new series examines the challenges and concerns of employees working in close contact with the public or each other.
Gavin Newsom now leads the state with the nation's biggest economy and largest population -- and one riven by economic inequality. What will be his most...
Advice for California's new governor collected from interviews with three authorities on poverty and income inequality, and from stories in our Waiting for Gavin series.
How can the new administration best help California's neediest residents?
In trying to elude his Senate interrogators by offering what appeared to be a filigree of fibs and half-truths, Brett Kavanaugh continually painted himself into corners.
Sweat 's unflinching mission is to lay out the slow strangulation of the American Dream.
This week, in a run-up to the June 5 primary, we are re-highlighting our profiles of seven Republic congressional districts whose flipping would signal a fundamental...
For 10 days Capital & Main will look at homelessness through the eyes of the homeless – specifically, by seeing how they meet basic everyday needs.
New York City photographer Chris Washington has set aside his weekend for a trip to the country, where he must endure an ancient custom: meeting a...
With a wink to Thomas Hobbes, this year’s election season has been nasty, brutish and long. Today it comes to an end, allowing us to look...
This new series examines how a ballot measure rebuilt the state's public education system -- and what's at stake in November.
As California voters prepare to make a historic decision about legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, promises and omens have become part of the debate.
Capital & Main asked political economist Robert Pollin if Brexit really does represent End Times or simply the end of our 401(k)s.
The placards stacked outside the Ronald Reagan State Building said it all: “We Did It!” The hundreds of low-income workers who had just carried those signs...