The New Racism
August 10, 2014
Mississippi's Sex-Ed Classes Teach Kids That Homosexuality Is Illegal, Even Though It Isn't
April 07, 2014
Even though the Supreme Court has voided the state law against it.
The closest and most relevant election Tuesday may turn out not to be any of those on the Eastern Seaboard that have been soaking up the media’s attention—for governor in Virginia and New Jersey, and for mayor in New York and Boston—but rather the sp
The Factoid That Explains Why You Want to Live in a Blue State
October 04, 2013
How much of a difference does living in a Democratic-run state make? Here's the difference between what a family of three—a working parent with two dependants—would have to make in Minnesota and Alabama in order to qualify for subsidized insurance.
Charles Cooper: The Other Superlawyer in the Gay Marriage Case
January 14, 2013
One of the most remarked-upon aspects of the upcoming Supreme Court challenge to California’s gay-marriage ban is the odd couple leading the charge: Ted Olson and David Boies, the conservative and liberal superlawyers who squared off in 2000 in Bush
Nick Saban’s Long, Winding Path to Sophomoric Success
January 07, 2013
Alabama Coach Nick Saban might be the greatest college football coach in history—but only because he gave up on the pro game.
Jay Rockefeller’s in Big Trouble in West Virginia—and So Are the Dems
November 29, 2012
It may be a long time before West Virginia votes to send another Democrat to Washington.
No Southern Comfort For Wishful Liberals
November 20, 2012
Southern liberals say the region isn't as severely Republican as it seems. But they're ignoring reality.
A New Look at How the Tax Code Works for Working Families
November 19, 2012
As the clock ticks down to January 1, and lawmakers try to hash out a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff and address the expiration of the Bush tax cuts, new data on taxpayers in the United States--collected from federal tax returns and available down to the ZIP code level through Brookings’ EITC Interactive--provide an important perspective on the impact of the tax code on families and communities across the country. For instance, the latest EITC Interactive data--which represent tax returns filed in January through June of 2011--show that key provisions in the tax code proved responsive to the G