Marshall Fitz gives the basics on Alabama's super stringent law and its consequences for the state.
Read the full transcript Read a portion of the transcript: Thank you so much. I must tell you that, as an attorney and someone who now teaches law. It is truly an honor to be at Yale. Because, in so many ways, Harper Fowler was the personification of a progressive legal scholar. Today, I think...
15 million children live in households with a worker making less than $15 an hour. Raising the minimum wage will help support them and their families.
A comprehensive new survey of American voters finds widespread support for anti-poverty programs and new steps to improve economic security of working families.
Those who brought democracy back from the brink deserve recognition from the country’s highest office.
Women make up the majority of workers who would benefit from raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, as they are overrepresented in tipped and low-wage jobs.
Because the majority of minimum wage-earning mothers are breadwinners, raising the federal minimum wage would strengthen economic security for millions of families.
John Podesta addresses the fifth session of the U.N. Environment Assembly to address the interconnected planetary threats to our climate, biodiversity, economy, and human security.
Five million undocumented essential workers across the United States have important demographic and economic ties to their communities.
Statistical analysis does not demonstrate a “magnet” effect after Temporary Protected Status designations.
Student voice must be included at every level of education policymaking to ensure that all students’ needs are being served during and after COVID-19 and that every student has access to a quality education.
To ensure that LGBTQ individuals are included in paid family and medical leave policies, lawmakers must design the policies to cover diverse family relationships and allow for caregiving of chosen family.
The disability rights and justice movement and the reproductive health, rights, and justice movements must come together for nuanced discussions of the silent epidemic of sexual violence against disabled people.
Conversations around sexual violence must use justice frameworks to center the intersection of gender and disability violence.
Americans’ civil liberties are in danger if Congress does not ensure that ordinary people can hold state and federal officials accountable for wrongdoing.
The president’s coronavirus plan will give states the guidance and resources they need to ramp up vaccine administration in efficient and equitable ways.
Federal transportation policy should focus on reducing per capita driving and supporting more dense development, including with expanded public transit and passenger rail.