Max Bergmann and Max Boot discuss the persisting threat of Russian interference on U.S. elections—and why President Trump is failing to adequately protect the United States against this national security threat.
Author Hauwa Ahmed explains how many conservative opponents of H.R. 1—a bill that puts forward common-sense reforms to make government fairer and more inclusive—have personally benefited from the corruption the bill aims to address.
New Innovation Fund Seeks Affordable Ways to Test for & Eliminate Toxic Lead in and Around Our Nation’s Schools
Ulrich Boser and Read Holman emphasize the need to invest in new technologies that will help reduce lead exposure in U.S. schools.
Colleen Campbell testifies before the House Appropriations Committee on the importance of protecting student loan borrowers by ending default.
Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin explain why Democrats should invest in states such as Georgia and Arizona ahead of the 2020 general election.
Michael Fuchs explains how the collapse of the Hanoi summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reflects President Trump's amateurish diplomacy.
Christian E. Weller explains how, despite recent favorable trends, the next recession will reveal the severity of the retirement crisis.
Lawrence Korb stresses the importance of learning from the past when making decisions about who serves in the U.S. military, as Congress considers legislation to overturn President Trump's transgender ban.
Neil Campbell explains why it is unfortunate that teacher protests against disinvestment in public education, low pay, and poor working conditions are becoming linked with issues such as charter school policing.
Lawrence J. Korb explains how the proposed ceasefire between the Taliban and the United States—and the potential withdrawal of U.S. troops—could threaten the future of women in Afghanistan.
Gregg Gelzinis emphasizes the need to stress test regulators in order to ensure the stability of the U.S. financial system.
Alexandra Thornton and Galen Hendricks recommend that policymakers enact a stronger estate tax in order to address rising wealth inequality.
A Looming Legislative Backlash Against Teacher Strikes? Why Walkouts Could Become Illegal in Some States, With Strikers Facing Fines, Jail, or Loss of Their License
Following a wave of teachers strikes in support of higher salaries and greater investment in public schools, author Lisette Partelow analyzes the predictable legislative backlash—bills that would slash education funding, make walkouts illegal, and weaken teachers unions.
Abigail Bard explains why the United States should make opening a liaison office in Pyongyang a priority of the upcoming Trump-Kim summit.
Michael Fuchs writes about President Trump's upcoming summit with Kim Jong Un.