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January 11, 2016

The Supreme Court’s approach to money in politics has not only been dangerous for our democracy, but also incorrect as a matter of...

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Last month, Kevin Drum questioned the old mantra that progams for the poor are poor progams. According to Drum, the rise in per-capita means-tested spending shows that this mantra isn't true. At the...
February 12, 2016 | Matt Bruenig
This piece was originally posted on the blog of the Movement Strategy Center One morning last December, I found myself at the Ford Foundation watching Anna Galland, Ai-jen Poo and...
February 10, 2016 | Jodeen Olguin-Tayler
Today, the voters of New Hampshire go to the polls to cast their votes in the first presidential primary. Unfortunately, for the first time, the voters of New Hampshire will face an unnecessary and...
February 9, 2016 | Liz Kennedy
On Friday, I had a post featuring graphs about income inequality broken down by gender and race percentiles. Someone asked that I do the same thing for wealth, so here that is using the Survey of...
February 8, 2016 | Matt Bruenig


On the verge of the most expensive election in U.S. history—and six years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United decision—Americans are demanding a government that is...
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Public financing of elections, as a state and local democracy reform, can help enhance the political voice and power of working-class people and people of color. It is an effective antidote to the...
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