The following feeds and links are intended to keep current with the latest and most compelling policy discourses occurring in the nation. They are not intended to advocate for a specific policy, but to provide factual information to educate the public. As Thomas Jefferson said: “An enlightened citizenry is indispensable for the proper functioning of a republic.
The U.S. childcare market is plagued by a math problem. Families in the United States are stretched thin, dedicating
What Recent Research Says About The Benefits Of Labor Strikes And Growing Worker Power For Broader U.S. Economic Growth
Labor organizing and strikes are experiencing a resurgence in the United States. Before this year’s bevy of labor actions including Hollywood
Employment Scarring Research Suggests Benefits For Aggressive U.S. Fiscal Policy In Response To Recessions
It can be difficult for the federal government to get its fiscal response to an economic downturn just right. Too
Increasing the minimum wage has repeatedly been shown to raise the pay of low wage workers and improve the overall economy.
Authors: Justin Wiltshire, University of VictoriaCarl McPherson, University of California, Berkeley Michael Reich, University of California, Berkeley Abstract: We present the first
“This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.”
“As we peer into society’s future, we you and I, and our government must avoid the impulse to live only for today, plundering for our own ease and convenience the precious resources of tomorrow. We cannot mortgage the material assets of our grandchildren without risking the loss also of their political and spiritual heritage. We want democracy to survive for all generations to come, not to become the insolvent phantom of tomorrow.”
— Dwight D. Eisenhower
“Inequality of rights is created by a combination in one part of the community to exclude another part from its rights.”
— Thomas Paine