Did a 2015 Flores Court Ruling Increase the Number of Families Arriving at the Southwest Border?
Analysis of border apprehension numbers does not provide any evidence that the 2015 Flores court ruling increased the number of families arriving at the border.
The State of Youth in the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-September 2018 Jobs Day Release
Although the economy is doing well in the aggregate, a closer look at the employment situation for American youth tells a different story.
Hollowing Out the Volcker Rule
Regulators’ proposal to weaken the Volcker Rule would expand loopholes, narrow definitions, give banks leeway to govern themselves, and introduce more risk into the banking sector.
Education Is on the Ballot This November
This November, voters in at least 35 states will have the chance to accept or reject roughly 150 education policy and funding questions in the form of ballot measures.
Mapping Student Debt
Please join Generation Progress and Higher Ed, Not Debt in conversation with experts on economics, labor, and student debt issues. The event will examine how these data maps provide deeper insight into the impacts of the student debt crisis on local communities.
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3 Takeaways From the New York Times’ Bombshell Trump Investigation
Super-wealthy families like the Trumps play by a different set of tax rules.
The Origins of Russia’s Broad Political Assault on the United States
The Russian attack on U.S. democracy began in 2014 and is more wide-ranging and coordinated than previously understood. How the United States responds requires a strategy that both applies pressure on Russia via additional sanctions and improves the United States’ defensive capabilities against further Russian interference.
Tired Narratives, Weary Publics
The United States must strengthen its public diplomacy strategy to better compete with Iran in the struggle for power and influence in the Middle East.
4 Ways to Improve Access to Mental Health Services in Asian American Communities
More than 7 million Asian Americans reported poor mental health status in 2017, but too many face systemic barriers to treatment.
Ike Barinholtz and How to Talk Politics at the Dinner Table
Daniella and Ed chat with Ike Barinholtz about his new film and his use of satire when discussing politics today.
New Scam Pre-Existing Conditions Bill Provides No Cover to Vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh
A new proposal augments the threat Judge Kavanaugh poses to people with pre-existing conditions.
The Uneven Expansion of Access to Paid Sick Days
Too many private-sector workers, especially in Southern and Midwest states, do not have access to paid sick days, jeopardizing their family’s health and economic security—as well as their own.