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 13, 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 11, 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 29, 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 29, 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 28, 2017 | Emmanuel Caicedo
According to reports, Ivanka Trump is passionate about paid parental leave.
June 28, 2017 | Amy Traub
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