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
Unscrupulous financial corporations could make a whole lot more money if the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau didn’t stand in their way.
March 31, 2017 | Amy Traub
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