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The Case Against the Roberts Court
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Is DC About to Pass the Best Sick Leave in the Country?
A new proposal in the DC City Council
would boost the district’s paid medical leave up to 16 weeks.
October 8, 2015
October 8, 1871: The Great Chicago Fire Kills Hundreds and Burns Most of Downtown
“Very sensible men have declared that they were fully impressed at such a time with the conviction that it was the burning of the world.”
October 2, 2015
Can Community Land Trusts Solve Baltimore’s Homelessness Problem?
Vast numbers of Baltimore’s buildings are uninhabited. Could a new model of ownership put them in the hands of communities?
September 30, 2015
Refugees to Europe: Do Better Than This
From Germany to Switzerland, asylum seekers are organizing to demand humane treatment from rich nations.
Caitlin L. Chandler
September 25, 2015
What the Pope’s Fight Against Poverty Looks Like in Philadelphia
Meet Tianna Gaines-Turner, a leader in the antipoverty movement.
Michael C. Richardson
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September 23, 2015
We Don’t Even Know How Best to Use Body Cameras—Let Alone Regulate Them
Don’t expect an end to police brutality by giving law enforcement a new tool for their arsenal.
September 22, 2015
The Ferguson Commission Issued 189 Calls to Action. Will Missouri Listen?
Rev. Starsky Wilson, a member of the Ferguson Commission, discusses its key findings and the prospects for change.
September 16, 2015
The University of Texas Just Handed Out a $6 Million Golden Parachute
The nation’s biggest college sports program just paid its new director $6 million to quit.
September 15, 2015
What if You Couldn’t Talk to Your Own Landlord?
New York City’s Housing Authority has only six employees dedicated to managing language services across the 400,000-tenant system, and only two of them speak Chinese.
September 10, 2015
The New Mayor of Barcelona Tells Us Her Plans for a Radical City
Once an activist, can Ada Colau make her vision a reality?