Briefing Book

All the President's Gimmicks

How to reality-adjust the Administration's budget proposal.

By David Kamin

Briefing Book

The Great Innovation Debate

Proposed Energy cuts are so severe that they’ll force a debate about whether we should support innovation in the first place. It’s a debate we should relish.

By Jeff Navin

Arguments

Abbas's Unmerited Optimism

The Palestinian president's overtures toward a renewed peace, with the help of Trump, mask a darker reality back home.

By Dalia Hatuqa

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Briefing Book

Jeff Sessions Just Doesn’t Care

By Roy L. Austin, Jr. Myesha K. Braden

Briefing Book

How Would a Populist Tax?

Spoiler alert: not like Trump.

By Max B. Sawicky

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Briefing Book

Trump Budget Abuses the Elderly

Trump's proposed budget includes cuts that could devastate a key program aimed at preventing elder abuse.

By Douglas Steiger

Briefing Book

The Myth of a Pro-Union Trump

Following this budget proposal, there should be no lingering doubt about which side Trump is really on.

By Sharon Block

Briefing Book

The Great Innovation Debate

Proposed Energy cuts are so severe that they’ll force a debate about whether we should support innovation in the first place. It’s a debate we should relish.

By Jeff Navin

Briefing Book

Jeff Sessions Just Doesn’t Care

The motivation behind Sessions's minimum sentencing policy is simply punishment for punishment's sake.

By Roy L. Austin, Jr. Myesha K. Braden

Arguments

Reuniting France's Plural Left

In the wake of Emmanuel Macron's centrist victory and the overwhelming defeat of the Socialist Party, what is to become of the French left?

By Daniel Nichanian

The Alcove

Liberalism Now More Than Ever

Why some progressives are wrong to reduce all concerns about democratic procedure and Russia to the self-interest of so-called “liberal class” elites.

By Kevin Mattson

Arguments

Abbas's Unmerited Optimism

The Palestinian president's overtures toward a renewed peace, with the help of Trump, mask a darker reality back home.

By Dalia Hatuqa

Briefing Book

More Falsehoods from OMB

Regulations may have costs, but they also have benefits.

By Sharon Block

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