Gara LaMarche

Democracy and the Donor Class

Foundations and philanthropists do much good, but these unelected actors have acquired enormous power to shape policy. Should they be reined in?

A Third Age Bill

With respect to aging, the accomplishments of past presidents focused on the needs and particular vulnerabilities of older citizens. Under Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Social Security system was initiated to assure that ones later years are not spent in dire...

Uncivil Liberties

What the turbulent history of the ACLU can teach progressive organizations today.