I made my debut on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher last Friday, discussing the news of the week, from Amtrak to the new Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality (which is taking citizen co...
May 22, 2015 | Heather McGhee
Recently the office of Scott Stringer, New York City Comptroller, released a widely covered report confirming what many in the pension world have been realizing: High-priced...
May 21, 2015 | Robert Hiltonsmith
Previously, I created a poverty calculator for the Official Poverty Metric and Supplemental Poverty Metric that lets users select which incomes (and income reducers) to include in a poverty...
May 18, 2015 | Matt Bruenig
Across the country, many states are passing restrictions on the vote, particularly voter ID laws. In addition, conservative legislatures are looking to roll back affirmative voting reforms.
May 18, 2015 | Sean McElwee
Edit: Original piece said Hughes works at Heritage, but he actually works at Cato. This was an error, though one could be excused from failing to see the difference.
May 15, 2015 | Matt Bruenig
Charles Murray has an amusing strategy for fighting regulation, which contains within it a rather naive theory of the state: And so my modest proposal: Let’s withhold that compliance [with...
May 11, 2015 | Matt Bruenig
Less than 10 years ago Demos and other voting rights groups approached North Carolina after an investigation revealed that the state was failing to meet its obligations under Section 7 of the...
May 11, 2015 | Naila Awan
There has been much joy in progressive circles this week, as Hillary Clinton’s campaign has floated an embrace of debt-free higher education, following broad statements of support from other...
May 8, 2015 | Mark Huelsman