Category Archive: Featured Contributors

Farewell for Now! Sarah Galvez Takes Hiatus to Work on Clinton Campaign

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Well hello, Unfettered Equality readers. Do you remember me? My name is Sarah Galvez and I am a contributor to this amazing blog. You probably have a hard time remembering me because I… Continue reading

Part II: Former Inmates Need Comprehensive Financial Capability Supports for Life After Incarceration

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Marlysa Thomas is a program manager at the Corporation for Enterprise Development, where she builds capacity in non-profits that work directly with low-income communities. She specifically focuses on narrowing the racial wealth divide,… Continue reading

Part I: The Case for Helping Prisoners and Returning Citizens Build Good Credit

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Marlysa Thomas is a program manager at the Corporation for Enterprise Development, where she builds capacity in non-profits that work directly with low-income communities. She specifically focuses on narrowing the racial wealth divide,… Continue reading

Instead of Asking if Greece Will Stay, We Should Ask Who’s Next

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By Alex Gold Fingers are pointing and blame is flying — the Greek debt crisis is the fault of the Greek government, or the Greek people, or the banks, or the ECB, or… Continue reading

Media Accounts of Church Arson Don’t Match Reality

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By Alex Hyder After seeing reports on the spate of fires at black churches, I had to wonder: is this really atypical?  After all, this is a huge country with hundreds of thousands… Continue reading

Pop Politics: What should you watch? – The Price of Success

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This weekend — while you are in between NCAA tournament games, or avoiding NCAA tournament games, or mad that your bracket is busted — here are a few great documentaries available on Netflix… Continue reading

The growing opportunity gap facing American children

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Editor’s Note: Reuben Finighan is a Senior Research Officer at The Melbourne Institute and Fellow of the ARC Life Course Centre of Excellence at University of Melbourne. He was previously a member of… Continue reading

A Blueprint for Keeping Public Schools Competitive In Montgomery County

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Editor’s Note: Last month, Joshua Starr ended his tenure as superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The reason for Starr’s surprising departure from the nationally-recognized district are murky, though astute observers note… Continue reading

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver takes on the ruse of student athletes and college athletics

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I have three favorite days of the year: Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving, and the first Thursday of March Madness. I love college basketball because I love the style of the game, the amazing fan… Continue reading