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Issue: Spring 2016

Issue number: 2

More tax dollars will be essential to improve our infrastructure, push back on global warming, fight poverty and inequality, and improve health and retirement security.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Does the Federal Reserve govern the banking system—or vice versa?  Read more

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AP Photo/Seth Wenig

How the rich get relief on property taxes—and what to do about it. Read more

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Multinationals save hundreds of billions of dollars by offshoring income and manipulating their books — and it's perfectly legal. Read more

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(Photo: AP/Li Junsheng/Imaginechina)

The winners and losers of globalization. Must it be this way? Read more

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America still hasn’t adjusted to family realities in the 21st century. Here’s what needs to be done and why we need to do it.  Read more

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The stalemate on criminal justice reform.  Read more

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How hedge funders spurred the pro-charter political network. Read more

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With a new high court majority, the era of mandatory arbitration could end. Read more

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Erik Mc Gregor/Pacific Press/Sipa via AP Images

If the new proletariat starts identifying as a class, it could transform politics.  Read more

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Here’s what the Democratic nominee—and all of us—should consider in thinking about the vice presidency. Read more

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Hedge funds make big returns by manipulating markets in ways that are illegal for small investors. Remind us: Why are they permitted? Read more

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The interaction of global climate change, poverty, affluence, and overpopulation Read more

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How VW's decision to double down on a fossil-fuel technology led it into deceit and disaster.  Read more

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AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File

The old model of collective bargaining can’t be resurrected. Herewith, some new models of how workers can win and wield power. Read more

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Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/AP Images

In the state's Senate primary, an establishment progressive faces a more progressive outsider. Sound familiar? Read more

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You pay more because elites use their influence to pay less. Read more

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Shuttering “failed schools” can have painful consequences for children and neighborhoods. Read more

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Charter schools may or may not improve student outcomes—but they divert funds from other public schools. Read more

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Senator Warren is not running, but she will be a major influence this year.  Read more

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