Reform Conservatives Just Proposed a Smart Anti-Poverty Plan. Will Paul Ryan Embrace It?
May 22, 2014
If so, he'll have to reject his beloved budget.
The Economics of Reparations: Why Congress Should Meet Ta-Nehisi Coates's Modest Demand
May 21, 2014
We can debate reparations all we want. But we can't decide whether to make reparations until we know exactly what doing so would entail.
U.S. Corporations Are Exploiting a Huge Tax Loophole, but the GOP Doesn't Want to Close It
May 21, 2014
Republicans are futilely holding out for tax reform instead.
They oppose spending more money on antipoverty programs.
At the current rate, more than 4,000 migrant workers will die to build the infrastructure for a soccer tournament. This is an abomination.
If the GOP was really committed to sparking growth through deregulation, you would hear a lot more about housing policy and a lot less about the Affordable Care Act.
Climate Change Will Force Us to Abandon Coastal Cities. We'd Better Start Preparing Right Now.
May 18, 2014
The consequences of our inaction today will not be fixable down the road, no matter how much money the government spends. Instead, we will focus on containing the damage, whether through mitigation or abandonment.
Republicans Refuse to Grant Green Cards to Undocumented Immigrants Who Serve in the U.S. Military
May 16, 2014
Liberals have been quiet on the issue. Given Rubio's new plan, they can’t afford to be much longer.
The CEO-to-worker pay ratio has grown 470 percent since 2000.