“At this point, the whole race thing is over . . . it doesn’t matter anymore. We’ve transcended it. Now we have a black president, so clearly we are not racist,” stated one young woman after the...
September 21, 2017 | Algernon Austin
When states cut higher education budgets, public colleges are faced with a few bad options: increase tuition for in-state students, increase the number of wealthy out-of-state students who will pay...
September 21, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
Earlier this week, I made the case that the massive data breach at Equifax highlights the need for better regulation and oversight of the credit reporting industry.
September 14, 2017 | Amy Traub
Your personal data was very likely stolen by hackers this summer—yet Congress wants less oversight of the company that failed to keep our private information safe.
September 11, 2017 | Amy Traub
Climate change means that the extreme weather events we are witnessing, like Hurricane Harvey and the heatwave currently sweeping southern California, will be more common and more intense. The level...
September 1, 2017 | Algernon Austin and Adrien Salazar
The Missouri legislature keeps stomping on working people.
September 1, 2017 | Amy Traub
As we see the devastation of Harvey and observe the anniversary of Katrina, it is important that we recognize that climate change increases the frequency of extreme weather events like “superstorm”...
August 30, 2017 | Algernon Austin
In our recent research exploring the impacts of Oregon’s new Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) system in the 2016 election, we find that new voters who registered using AVR were more diverse than...
August 28, 2017 | Sean McElwee