25 Ways Sessions and His Justice Department Criminalized and Terrorized Communities of Color
Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a man tapped to head the DOJ despite a troubling history, aggressively used his office and position to undermine the rights and freedoms of people of color.
The Anti-Corruption Congress
Lawmakers elected in the 2018 midterms are set to supercharge the effort to fight corruption and make democracy work for all Americans.
Voters Repudiate President Trump and GOP Policy Agenda—2020 Re-Election Is Uncertain
Democrats made sweeping gains in the House on November 6, as voters turned against President Donald Trump and his agenda. The 2020 election will now be fiercely contested with historic ramifications for the country.
With Conservation on the Ballot, Public Lands and Waters Won
Here are the top 16 races where voters rebuked the Trump administration’s anti-conservation policies.
Clean Slate: Unlocking Opportunity Through Automatic Record-Clearing
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Newly Elected Governors Support Expanding Early Childhood Programs
Governors across the United States ran—and won—on plans to expand child care and early childhood education policies.
Improving All Schools
Denver Public Schools’ Tiered Support Framework is a boon for all district schools while helping those with the greatest needs outpace similar schools across the state.
A Quality Approach to School Funding
Past school finance ligation shows that future reform must focus on the quality of education.
The Realities of Economic Development Subsidies
Providing incentives to companies to create jobs has become a false panacea in the economic development world, and proponents often fail to acknowledge the strategy’s downsides.
Veterans and Military Families Need Comprehensive Paid Leave Solutions
Military service members, veterans, and their families have many reasons they need leave, and, along with all Americans, need comprehensive paid family and medical leave policies.
The Rise of Far-Right Populism Threatens Global Democracy and Security
The stunning gains by openly illiberal candidates and parties and the decline in support for democracy should be a huge wake up call for liberal democratic leaders.
Brazil: A Turn to the Reactionary Right
Brazil’s recent election of Jair Bolsonaro as president ushers in an era of uncertainty in the world’s fifth-largest country that will put its democracy as well as its constructive role in the Americas and the world in question.
Rosamund Pike, Matthew Heineman, and Speaking Truth to Power Through Film
Actor Rosamund Pike and director Matthew Heineman sit down with Daniella and Ed to discuss their new film, "A Private War," which tells the story of Mary Colvin, a war journalist who died in 2012 while covering the war in Syria.