Proposition 31 and pretending to “care about kids”
Demeaning young people as stupid Big-Tobacco dupes to advance worthless symbolism damages young people and honest anti-tobacco strategy
Why Is the Medical Industry Backing Abortion Ban Candidates?
Hospital groups, drug manufacturers and insurance companies are some of the largest donors to anti-abortion candidates.
Working Families' Paid Leave: Making Paid Family Leave Work
California took the lead on PFL in 2002, but the U.S. is the only high-income nation that does not have a national paid leave program, according to the LAO.
28 Million Americans Lifted Out of Poverty During Pandemic by Direct Cash Transfers
Nevertheless, 112 million people in the United States were still poor or one emergency away from being poor in 2021, showing how far we have left to go.
Why Americans Can't Afford Child Care and Workers Can't Afford to Live
Without public support, workers are quitting, and parents and providers are desperate.
California Making Smart Transit Choices: Will America Follow?
SMART seeks to serve both visitors to California, and Californians less likely to live in California’s biggest cities, but still want to be connected to them.
I'm Proof That Biden's Student Loan Debt Relief Works
I borrowed modestly, worked on campus, and still had to skip meals to make loan payments—and I was one of the lucky ones.
Fascist Future in Our Progressive Industrial Complex
Nazi’s - The ones who talked about the Forgotten Man, scapegoated marginalized groups, and united around a charismatic leader. A shockingly familiar situation.
The (Not So) Super Age, and the Joys of Gig Work in the Elder Economy
While Schurman’s market-moored solutions fall shy of comprehensive prescriptions, The Super Age consistently presents thoughtful and realistic descriptions of demographic challenges
Kansas Shows Abortion Rights Can Win in Red States
Abortion, student debt, Covid, housing, and climate change are pressing concerns for most citizens. Young women and girls have a higher percentage of abortions.
How the Kansas Abortion Vote Offers Lessons for Economic Justice
Using ballot measures and careful, nonpartisan messaging that appeals to fairness, progressives can achieve victories on economic justice and expanded health care access.
Can We Stop the GOP From Killing Medicare, Social Security—and Us?
The Republican Party is quite literally taking aim at the lives of low-income and working-class people of this country.
YIMBYs Won Battle of Ideas, Losing Political Battle
The renowned leader promotes the extraordinary progress of the YIMBY movement. The speed of legalizing apartments during housing shortage and climate change.
Post-Roe Strategy Needed: Do Global Feminists Offer a Blueprint?
Feminist political groups are organizing political pressure to end punitive abortion laws.
New Mexico’s Oil and Gas: Revenues Break Records, Complicate Budgets
Lucas Herndon says oil and gas is not a sustainable method for funding the state government. “It never has been and it never will be…It always goes back down.”