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As the world watches the working class town of Ferguson, Missouri, the Fed is meeting in the secluded Jackson Hole, Wyoming to debate the future of work.  As part of the Kansas Fed’s annual...
August 22, 2014 | Joseph Hines
“If a company is going to receive taxpayer money, it should have safe workplaces. It should pay its workers the wages they’ve earned. It should provide the medical leave workers are entitled to. It...
August 21, 2014 | Amy Traub
Frankly, some people benefit economically from exploiting racial discrimination—for example shareholders in the companies that profit from discriminatory hiring, pay, and promotions policies, or say...
August 21, 2014 | Catherine Ruetschlin
Hamilton Nolan is upset that rich people buy up apartments in New York City and do not really use them. He proposes putting an end to this practice by taxing owners of unoccupied apartments 20% of...
August 20, 2014 | Matt Bruenig


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In 2010 and 2011, Maryland and New York took bold steps to correct the problem known as prison gerrymandering, a problem resulting from the United States Census Bureau’s practice of...
Erika L. Wood
Amici curiae — submit this brief in support of plaintiff JENEEN BROWN, and in support of the tens of millions of consumers who will be harmed if the district court adopts the broad and novel...
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