Reform

Obama's Deportation Order Will Affect Fewer People Than You've Heard
November 20, 2014

Just because people are eligible doesn't mean they'll apply.

We Need a Strong Prison System
But we need to imprison people for fewer crimes and for less time
May 24, 2014

The American prison system isn't getting results. 

How Lobbyists Are Undermining Dodd-Frank: A Case Study
October 06, 2011

On October 18 the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will vote on a proposed rule to limit the percentage of contracts in a given commodity that any individual trader can own.

The Roots Of Darrell Issa's Suspicion
January 18, 2011

Ryan Lizza's New Yorker profile of Darrell Issa has to be read in its entirety. The main upshot is that Issa, the new chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform who is charged with exposing what he sees as massive corruption in the Obama White House, either has a lengthy history as a hardened criminal, or he's been the victim of an extraordinary series of coincidences.