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You're Hired!

The Democrats are looking for a big idea? Here's one: a guaranteed job for anyone who wants one. It's not as crazy as it sounds.

By Jeff Spross

Arguments

Requiem for a Sane Immigration Policy

History shows that increased immigration enforcement has often had unintended consequences, ones these laws are supposedly there to prevent.

By Jonathan Blanks

The Alcove

Bad Brains

The Baffler takes on the political problems created by our vaunted view of intelligence.

By Nathan Pippenger

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Briefing Book

The Budgetary Hunger Games

By Martha Coven

Briefing Book

Racial Equality Under Trump

In just two months, the Trump Administration has already made it harder for African Americans to buy a house, to vote, to enjoy clean air and water, and to retire with dignity.

By Matthew Colangelo

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Arguments

Requiem for a Sane Immigration Policy

History shows that increased immigration enforcement has often had unintended consequences, ones these laws are supposedly there to prevent.

By Jonathan Blanks

The Alcove

Bad Brains

The Baffler takes on the political problems created by our vaunted view of intelligence.

By Nathan Pippenger

Briefing Book

The Budgetary Hunger Games

Instead of pitting program against program, activists must make clear that disinvestment itself is the core problem.

By Martha Coven

Arguments

The Battle of Ideas in the New Gilded Age

Freedom's just another word for being left to defend yourself against impersonal economic forces that will crush you like a bug.

By Nathan Pippenger

Arguments

A Great Debate We’re Not Having

Why the current debate over health care could use a bit more political theory and a lot less wonkery.

By Kevin Mattson

Briefing Book

Racial Equality Under Trump

In just two months, the Trump Administration has already made it harder for African Americans to buy a house, to vote, to enjoy clean air and water, and to retire with dignity.

By Matthew Colangelo

Arguments

Trump's No Friend of Competition

For all of Trump's Rooseveltian rhetoric during the campaign, 2017 seems set to be another big year for corporate consolidation and monopoly power.

By Ethan Gurwitz

Briefing Book

The New Rules Hurting Retirement Security

It should be much easier for people to save for retirement through their work. The Trump Administration will make it harder.

By Sharon Block

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