This weekend I watched Desk Set (again—I am a sucker for Katharine Hepburn’s romantic comedies).  Desk Set (1957)
May 17, 2017 | Connie Razza
Despite important advances with ballot initiatives and the rise of the powerful Fight for $15 movement, there is still progress to be made on raising the minimum wage. In Missouri, Senate Republicans...
May 16, 2017 | Sean McElwee
This Mothers’ Day, as the mother of two stepsons who came from Guatemala and one son born here, I’m grateful that all three of my children and their father have their papers. That was literally the...
May 15, 2017 | Katherine Culliton-González
The National Retail Federation was expecting a Mother’s Day bonanza on Sunday, predicting consumers would “spend more than ever… as they shower moms with everything from jewelry to special outings at...
May 15, 2017 | Amy Traub
This blog post adds details to “Infrastructure Priorities for Racial Equity: How The People’s Budget Helps and Trump’s Budget Hurts.” It is one of a series of blogs on the priority areas for...
May 9, 2017 | Algernon Austin
Since 2006, states across the country have implemented strict voter ID laws, which require photo identification at polling places. Extensive research has suggested that these laws are motivated by...
May 9, 2017 | Sean McElwee
This blog post adds details to the discussion of lead poisoning and “water poverty” in “Infrastructure Priorities for Racial Equity: How The People’s Budget Helps and Trump’s Budget Hurts.” It is one...
May 8, 2017 | Algernon Austin
Donald Trump campaigned as the defender of working Americans. In his inaugural address, Trump vowed that every decision he made would be to benefit America’s workers. Yet his proposed federal budget...
May 5, 2017 | Amy Traub