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Sean McElwee is a researcher and writer based in New York City. Follow him on Twitter @SeanMcElwee.
Housing and Homelessness
May 9, 2018
The Rent Is Too Damn High, and Progressives Need to Do Something
Voters want real housing solutions but aren’t getting them from either party.
April 18, 2018
Virginians Want a Medicaid Expansion. Will the Legislature Deliver?
In every legislative district in the state, voters want to see expanded coverage.
Racism and Discrimination
April 6, 2018
How Racism Could Drive Support for War With Iran
Racial animus has long driven imperial invasions.
March 20, 2018
Why Democrats Should Embrace a Federal Jobs Guarantee
One notable 2020 contender is already doing it.
March 9, 2018
It’s Time to Abolish ICE
A mass-deportation strike force is incompatible with democracy and human rights.
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February 27, 2018
How Employers Already Compel Speech From Workers
There is selective concern about the central issue of
Janus v. AFSCME.
January 23, 2018
How Democrats Can Mobilize Millions of Non-Voters
If black millenials decide to vote en masse, our politics could be upended.
January 22, 2018
How the Right’s War on Unions Is Killing the Democratic Party
“Right-to-work” laws have a measurable effect on voting patterns.
January 8, 2018
How the Tax Bill Will Doom Republicans This November
New analysis shows Democrats should enthusiastically bash the legislation.
December 15, 2017
How Do Politicians Get Away With Cutting Taxes for the Rich?
Americans don’t want this tax bill, yet it’s likely to pass.