Today is a day to celebrate a great anniversary in the immigrant and Latino civil rights movement. Thirty-five years ago today, in the case of Plyler v. Doe, 457 U.S. 202 (1975), the Supreme Court...
June 15, 2017 | Katherine Culliton-González
If you want to make crime pay—and get a lighter penalty if you’re caught—you’re better off cheating your employees out of their fair wages than trying to nick the latest video game console or pair of...
June 13, 2017 | Amy Traub
Today is the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Loving v. Virginia, holding that state miscegenation laws were unconstitutional. These laws arose “as an incident to slavery,” and...
June 12, 2017 | Katherine Culliton-González
Illinois is on the cusp of becoming the newest AVR kid on the block—after a second bite at the apple. 
June 12, 2017 | Damon Daniels
Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted to gut financial reform.
June 9, 2017 | Amy Traub
1. Interference with our elections is a fundamental threat to our democracy.   It’s easy to lose sight of what’s at the heart of this investigation. An authoritarian regime with no respect for...
June 8, 2017 | Adam Lioz
For the past few weeks, keeping up with the latest developments in the head-spinning Trump-Russia scandal has been a full-time job.
June 7, 2017 | Adam Lioz
The United States, which is supposed to be a nation of laws, is becoming a nation of bullies. We saw it in the boorish behavior throughout the Trump campaign for president, and we see it today in...
June 6, 2017 | Bob Herbert