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September 16, 2015

Affluent voters are far more likely to oppose government policies to help the middle class than low-income non-voters.  

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The demonized banking industry must make the case it is morally noble. That may jar some ears, but surely enabling retirees to earn a return on their savings and funding business expansion creating...
October 2, 2015 | Wallace Turbeville
Matt Zwolinski has a piece at the Washington Post where he argues for a universal basic income (cash income given out annually to every person) on the basis that our welfare system is insulting...
October 2, 2015 | Matt Bruenig
Marco Rubio released his paid family leave plan. Here it is: Rubio’s proposal consists of a 25 percent non-refundable tax credit for employers who offer their employees between four and 12 weeks of...
October 1, 2015 | Matt Bruenig
Last Tuesday was National Voter Registration Day. The significance of this day has never been clearer to me than when I found myself in Tulsa, fighting for the voting rights of Oklahomans. I was...
September 29, 2015 | Jenn Rolnick Borchetta


Amici long have been concerned with the injustices that flow from the manner in which the Census Bureau currently tabulates incarcerated persons in the U.S. Census, and the resulting impact...
Peter Wagner, Aleks Kajstura—Prison Policy Initiative
The freedom to vote is America’s most important political right outside of the original Bill of Rights, and it is also the most hard-won right. In the early years of our republic, only white...

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