Historically, organizing to get big money out of politics has been driven largely by older, white, and male leaders, frequently missing the voices of those who are the most marginalized by the...
June 27, 2017 | Allie Boldt
America will be greater when everyone who wants to work can find a job. Unfortunately, the Federal Reserve and our policymakers don’t seem to think so. They have not done all that they can to put...
June 21, 2017 | Algernon Austin
What type of cognitive dissonance does it require to create an entire presidential commission to chase phantom cases of illegal voting by noncitizens in the 2016 election and yet studiously ignore...
June 19, 2017 | Adam Lioz
Today is a day to celebrate a great anniversary in the immigrant and Latino civil rights movement. Thirty-five years ago today, in the case of Plyler v. Doe, 457 U.S. 202 (1975), the Supreme Court...
June 15, 2017 | Katherine Culliton-González
If you want to make crime pay—and get a lighter penalty if you’re caught—you’re better off cheating your employees out of their fair wages than trying to nick the latest video game console or pair of...
June 13, 2017 | Amy Traub
Today is the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Loving v. Virginia, holding that state miscegenation laws were unconstitutional. These laws arose “as an incident to slavery,” and...
June 12, 2017 | Katherine Culliton-González
Illinois is on the cusp of becoming the newest AVR kid on the block—after a second bite at the apple. 
June 12, 2017 | Damon Daniels
Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted to gut financial reform.
June 9, 2017 | Amy Traub