The Supreme Court said Saturday that, for the first time, it is allowing a voting law to be used for an election even though a federal judge, after conducting a trial, found the law is racially...
October 19, 2014 | Liz Kennedy
Today, Vice President Biden and others from the Obama administration, are meeting with human-resource executives from companies that are part of the president’s effort to address the problem of long-...
October 15, 2014 | Ben Peck
The New York Times editorial was unequivocal: “the [New York City] Council and Mayor Bill de Blasio should unite behind this worthwhile bill” to ban the discriminatory practice of employment credit...
October 13, 2014 | Amy Traub
Today’s Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Professor Jean Tirole for his work in industrial organization, and how to best regulate such industries that are dominated by powerful firms, like...
October 13, 2014 | Lenore Palladino
Edward D. Kleinbard in the New York Times and Cathie Jo Martin and Alexander Hertel-Fernandez at Vox have put out arguments against progressive taxes and against "soaking the rich...
October 13, 2014 | Matt Bruenig
Cathie Jo Martin and Alexander Hertel-Fernandez wrote a piece at Vox titled "How Sweden fights inequality -- without soaking the rich." The piece argues that the Nordics countries show that "...
October 10, 2014 | Matt Bruenig
Just a month before the election, voting rights have been on a wild ride. The Supreme Court began its term by reinstating voting restrictions in Ohio and North Carolina after federal appeals courts...
October 10, 2014 | Liz Kennedy