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Personnel Is Policy

The vital importance of appointing people who work—and think—in the public interest.

By Jeff Hauser David Segal

Arguments

Iowa and Democratic Funders' Delusions

Iowa’s App-pocalyse was typical of a system that squanders resources on actors far from the action. There’s a better way to spend that money.

By Lara Putnam

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No More School Districts!

At the root of educational inequality: the rich and poor districts that keep education segregated. Here are the three reforms we need.

By Kevin Carey

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Dixie Is (Still) Done

By Tom Schaller

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Insulin Should Be Free. Yes, Free.

It wouldn’t be very complicated, and it wouldn’t be nearly as expensive as you think—around $10 billion a year. The impacts would be profound.

By Merrill Goozner

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Arguments

Iowa and Democratic Funders' Delusions

Iowa’s App-pocalyse was typical of a system that squanders resources on actors far from the action. There’s a better way to spend that money.

By Lara Putnam

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Beyond Compromise

By Jack Meserve

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Public Futility

Public options in a range of areas can be part of a smart domestic policy mix, but choice alone is not enough.

By Vanessa Williamson

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Sticking With the Union

The key to labor’s future: thinking beyond its own membership to the entire working class.

By Lindsay Beyerstein

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It's the Economists, Stupid

How an obsession with markets has produced rising inequality and undermined democracy.

By Isabel Sawhill

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Is Growth Moral?

Yes, economic growth is necessary. But does it produce a just society?

By Stuart Whatley

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School Insecurity

We obsess about school shootings. Meanwhile, our schools endure constant and dangerous cyber-attacks. Let’s talk about that.

By Rachel Cohen

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No More School Districts!

At the root of educational inequality: the rich and poor districts that keep education segregated. Here are the three reforms we need.

By Kevin Carey

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