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November 17, 2015

In the median state nationwide, Walmart’s wage of $10 an hour for 34 hours a week provides just 81 percent of the income needed to...

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Brookings just released a report called, "Campaign 2016: Eight Big Issues the Presidential Candidates Should Address." In it, they include a chapter on poverty that is a total conceptual...
November 20, 2015 | Matt Bruenig
Have you heard? While Seattle and Maine make progress in getting big money out of elections, Connecticut is poised to undo a signature accomplishment—the Citizens Election Program. Facing budget cuts...
November 18, 2015 | Emmanuel Caicedo
Now is a time to remember our shared humanity. In light of the terrorist attack in Paris, lawmakers across the country are demanding President Obama shut down our borders and stop the resettlement of...
November 17, 2015 | Heather McGhee
Alabama’s driver’s license agency—the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA)—has been getting a lot of attention lately for its decision to shutter 31 of its driver’s license offices in rural parts of...
November 17, 2015 | Stuart Naifeh


In the past two decades, we have gone from a system of financing higher education primarily through public investment, grant aid, and modest family savings, to one in which the majority of graduates...
Floyd v. City of New York is the landmark class action, spearheaded by the Center for Constitutional Rights, that proved the NYPD’s stop and frisk practice was unconstitutional and racially...

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