On April 10, the Prison Policy Initiative released an updated comprehensive state-by-state list of wages paid to incarcerated people. In a surprising finding, PPI found that:
April 18, 2017 | Connie Razza
Much like Election Day, Tax Day is a shared expression of our democracy enacted by its participants.
April 12, 2017 | Connie Razza
What propelled Donald Trump to victory in the 2016 election? Though the foggy aftermath of the election left us with many competing theories, only now are the data to test them coming out. The...
April 12, 2017 | Sean McElwee
This week, New York became the first state in the country to return to a guarantee of tuition-free college for students at state public colleges and universities. The move is being touted as a...
April 10, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
Yesterday, Neil Gorsuch was sworn in to to the Supreme Court. All those who care about getting big money out of politics have real reason to be concerned about Gorsuch’s record.
April 10, 2017 | Blair Bowie
This year’s Maryland legislative session will soon end and among the potential unfinished businesses of the session is the Maryland Trust Act. It passed the State House by a large Democratic majority...
April 5, 2017 | Katherine Culliton-González
With $485.9 billion in global revenue and 1.5 million employees in the U.S. alone, Walmart the corporation isn’t going away anytime soon. But this Thursday evening, I’ll argue that its business model...
April 4, 2017 | Amy Traub
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 3, 2017 | Adam Smith