Community colleges are doing more heavy-lifting than we think. So hints a new snapshot report from the National Student Clearinghouse, which found that half of all students who completed a bachelor’s...
March 30, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
At last week’s four-day long hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, refused to answer even the most basic questions about the role of...
March 29, 2017 | Emmanuel Caicedo
What a time for democracy. Scan the front page of any national newspaper these days, and even the most optimistic of #resistors can feel overwhelmed. The Russian government, say intelligence reports...
March 29, 2017 | Allegra Chapman
Today, the Trump administration released its executive order to effectively gut the Clean Power Plan, a key piece of U.S. climate policy aimed at reducing carbon pollution. This is in spite of the...
March 28, 2017 | Lew Daly
Last week I had the privilege of testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee about President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch. Wth the Court split four-to-four on so many...
March 27, 2017 | Heather McGhee
There’s a lot happening in the sanctuary movement. These are defining moments in our democracy. Today, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is expected to veto H.B. 2000, a law that would have...
March 27, 2017 | Katherine Culliton-González
Nearly a year ago, a colleague (Taylor Lincoln, the research director of Public Citizen) and I made five recommendations for then-candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to run a transparent...
March 24, 2017 | Heath Brown
Today Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) confronted Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch about the vicious cycle facing our democracy: of severe concentration of economic power yielding...
March 22, 2017 | Allie Boldt