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Gabriel Thompson

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Gabriel Thompson is an independent journalist who has written for publications that include The New York Times, Harper's, New York, Slate, and The Nation. His most recent book is Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture.

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Prisons have been called universities of crime. What if they became, instead, actual universities? Read more

Law and Justice

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The Supreme Court is expected to side in Janus v. AFSCME against public-sector unions, a key force in bringing the state’s progressive ballot initiatives to victory. Read more

Law and Justice

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Researchers confront unanswered questions when trying to understand the “sharing economy,” from the size of the gig workforce to the financial situation of workers. Read more

Economic Policy