This week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) turns 6 years old. In an op-ed on Univision.com, my colleague Vijay Das and I consider the vital ways the agency stands up for the interests...
July 20, 2017 | Amy Traub
Much has been written that clearly demonstrates that Donald Trump’s one-sided “election integrity” commission is a sham that will be used to justify generalized voter suppression.
July 17, 2017 | Katherine Culliton-González
Recently, Jared Bernstein, the former chief economist to Vice President Joe Biden, and Michelle Singletary, a personal finance columnist for the Washington Post, had a little debate about debt in the...
July 12, 2017 | Algernon Austin
There are approximately 50 million eligible people who are not registered to vote in the United States—a fact you might not realize, given the Trump administration’s obsession with chasing false...
July 11, 2017 | Naila Awan
Will conservative politicians’ hypocrisy on election integrity endure through the latest revelations that Donald Trump Jr. sought campaign help from a source he understood to be “part of Russia and...
July 10, 2017 | Adam Lioz
Recently, the economist Richard V. Reeves exhorted America’s rich to stop pretending that they are not rich. He made several important points in that essay, but he missed or downplayed the...
June 28, 2017 | Algernon Austin
In an otherwise bleak landscape for progressive policy, the Fight for $15 has been one of a very few rays of light. Since the day in 2012 when 200 fast food workers in New York City walked out on...
June 28, 2017 | Amy Traub
Anyone who pays attention to Washington D.C.’s local politics can tell you that the city is long overdue for meaningful campaign finance reform.
June 27, 2017 | Emmanuel Caicedo