What’s Progressive About Paid Parental Leave?

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  Many progressives, and now Donald Trump, have bemoaned the lack of subsidies available to prospective American parents. Cognizant of the expenses involved in raising children, these activists argue that the American government… Continue reading

Self-Organization and Politics: Hayek and “Health” Economics

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  Friedrich Hayek first began writing about economic self-organization in the early 20th century, before there was a cohesive science of complexity.  His writings paint a picture of economic life teeming with complex… Continue reading

Malcolm X Understood Empire

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  It is interesting that Americans do not invoke Malcolm X the way they invoke other civil rights leaders.  Where ideas about American militarism go, Malcolm X’s contributions were piercingly insightful but lamentably… Continue reading

Private Eyes

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Last week, Bloomberg uncovered a secret surveillance program that the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) has been testing since January. Without notifying any elected officials or members of the public, the police outfitted small… Continue reading

Chat Corner: The Unfettered Equality team discusses Brexit, globalization and what it means for Europe going forward.

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SEBASTIAN: Really hoping the Brits don’t vote for exit. Would be pretty catastrophic. I don’t think an EU without Britain would survive, France and Germany are on the same page but they both… Continue reading

Yeezy 2020?

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  If Kayne West runs for president in 2020*, can he count on your vote? Before you answer, what if I tell you the alternative is Ted Cruz? Consider this counterfactual. President Hillary… Continue reading

I Am My Own Savior: Advice on Thriving After Sexual Assault

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Brakeyshia Samms is a student of life, who is no longer flunking the course. You can follow her on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/BrakeyshiaSamms. This article also appeared online in The Huffington Post. *** After… Continue reading

I Supported Hillary in 2008. Here’s Why I Support Bernie Now

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Richard Phillips is a policy analyst from Maryland. He graduated with a Masters in Public Policy from American University and lives in DC. His goal is to become the real-life Josh Lyman from… Continue reading

Democrats, Amnesia, and the Value of Black and Brown Life

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Brandon McKoy is a policy analyst from New Jersey. He graduated with a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.… Continue reading