Policy as if people mattered
Dec 13, 2014
The spending bill includes a provision that would repeal a key section of Dodd-Frank and allow more risky financial trades.
Dec 02, 2014
It is wrong that we have economic institutions that leave many parents with resources so inadequate that they cannot buy things for their children. Why not help them out and pump money back into the economy?
Nov 11, 2014
After a tumultuous 16 months, a judge on Friday cleared Detroit to exit bankruptcy.
Oct 31, 2014
Evidence suggests that a significant part of the turnout problem is voting barriers.
Oct 21, 2014
Even though a federal judge ruled Texas's new voting law to be an unconstitutional poll tax, the high court said it must remain in effect for the coming midterm elections.
Oct 10, 2014
Conflicting Supreme Court actions in current cases have voters' heads spinning.
Sep 19, 2014
If you want to know just how out of touch Congress is with the American people, look at education policy.
Sep 08, 2014
The overall wealth distribution picture is grim and getting worse.
Aug 25, 2014
Because of the persistence of racism and a relaxation of the fight against it, we are moving backwards. Ferguson is just the latest illustration.
May 01, 2014
Data debunks the popular belief that one's character is a factor in accumulating debt.
Apr 14, 2014
High poverty rates for children in single mother families is a policy choice.
Apr 04, 2014
Subsidies to the country's biggest employer help it remain immensely profitable.
Mar 26, 2014
Measuring the impact of income inequality on people's lives.
Mar 13, 2014
Was it inferior black culture that had blacks at 55 percent poverty in 1959?
Feb 26, 2014
In Ohio, reforms to restrict voting move forward.
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