An Equal Say And An Equal Chance For All


How big-box retailers turn economic power into political influence

A new report from Demos and the National Council of La Raza

A proposal to lower the cost of college and end state disinvestment

An important case was allowed to move forward in Rhode Island

Heather McGhee's Senate testimony on the extent and impact of inequality

September 24, 2014

On PolicyShop, Matt Bruenig continues his series of analysis on the Federal Reserves recent Survey of Consumer Finances, this time...

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For the past four months, the people of Ferguson have been standing up for the very oldest American ideal: democracy, a say in the decisions that affect their lives. Just now, I was shocked to ...
November 24, 2014 | Heather McGhee
Megan McArdle has a piece arguing that GruberGate shows an insider problem: So when I see journalists saying that Gruber's revelations don't matter because he's just kind of awkwardly saying...
November 24, 2014 | Matt Bruenig
Manufacturing jobs were supposed to be the good jobs. They are, as the subtitle of a devastating new report from the National Employment Law Project points out, the jobs that “built America’s middle...
November 21, 2014 | Amy Traub
As Ferguson, Mo. and the nation await a grand jury decision on whether or not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for killing Mike Brown, authorities are “preparing for the worst.” According to a...
November 21, 2014 | Donovan X Ramsey


Key Findings The notion that all citizens have a voice in our country’s governance is at the center of the American ideal of democracy. Yet the role of corporate and private money in our political...
Democracy has at its heart a basic promise: citizens have an equal voice in deciding who represents them. This promise went unfulfilled again in 2014. Large donors accounted for the vast majority of...
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