What propelled Donald Trump to victory in the 2016 election? Though the foggy aftermath of the election left us with many competing theories, only now are the data to test them coming out. The...
April 13, 2017 | Sean McElwee
This week, New York became the first state in the country to return to a guarantee of tuition-free college for students at state public colleges and universities. The move is being touted as a...
April 11, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
Yesterday, Neil Gorsuch was sworn in to to the Supreme Court. All those who care about getting big money out of politics have real reason to be concerned about Gorsuch’s record.
April 11, 2017 | Blair Bowie
This year’s Maryland legislative session will soon end and among the potential unfinished businesses of the session is the Maryland Trust Act. It passed the State House by a large Democratic majority...
April 6, 2017
With $485.9 billion in global revenue and 1.5 million employees in the U.S. alone, Walmart the corporation isn’t going away anytime soon. But this Thursday evening, I’ll argue that its business model...
April 5, 2017 | Amy Traub
Judge Neil Gorsuch’s troubling record on money in politics and concern that he’ll tilt our elections even more toward the wealthy and powerful is a key reason to oppose his lifetime...
April 4, 2017 | Adam Smith
Today is Equal Pay Day. Counting from January 2016, the average woman has just earned as much as the average man did by December 31. In other words, it took her 15 months to earn what the average man...
April 4, 2017 | Connie Razza
Two questions stand out in discussions regarding the role of money in politics. The first is a legal question: Is money speech? The second is a political science question: Does money really matter in...
April 3, 2017 | David Schultz