Changes to money bail policies have proliferated over the past few years. Here’s what they mean and why they matter.
Several Republican candidates for Georgia governor have proposed abolishing the state’s income tax. Here’s why this is obviously stupid.
Depending on the state, a vacant U.S. Senate seat could be filled via appointment or special election. Here’s why that matters.
Putting the new vaccine mandates in context.
The Biden administration announced a historic increase to SNAP. Here’s what that means.
Three changes we can make to improve the way our democracy reflects the people: ranked choice voting, multi-member districts, and a national popular vote for president.
A look at Sen. Manchin’s memo on voting and election legislation, and why Democrats should consider it.
How the White House proposes we pay for massive investments in child care, education, paid family leave, and more.
A case study of local governments in Illinois.
The different ways cooperation with ICE is incentivized or coerced, why this relationship is harmful, and changes we should consider.