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Dignity Included

The passing of Initiative 77 tomorrow would mean the political recognition of a value that restaurant owners have been reaping for free.

By Stuart Whatley

Work Requirements and the Real Victims of Red Tape

Medicaid work requirements as a window into the Republican mind.

By Nathan Pippenger

Hurricane Doug

Why Doug Ford’s victory isn’t actually a decisive win for populism in Canada.

By Ira Wells

Is Medicaid Expansion on the March?

Conservative predictions notwithstanding, Medicaid expansion continues to succeed in states willing to enact it.

By Nathan Pippenger

Beyond Mass Incarceration

How the deleterious effects of the drug wars go far beyond just those who end up in prison, from stop-and-frisk to the use of police informants.

By Jonathan Blanks