Protecting the Vote

A Voting Rights Bill That Both Democrats and Republicans Can Support

The GOP reflexively blocks any legislation that makes it easier to vote. But Mitch McConnell’s home state of Kentucky shows a model for compromise.

Politics

A Voting Rights Bill That Both Democrats and Republicans Can Support

The GOP reflexively blocks any legislation that makes it easier to vote. But Mitch McConnell’s home state of Kentucky shows a model for compromise.

Education

Adjunct Professors Need a Better Ground Game

Colleges and universities increasingly rely on contingent faculty and pay them next to nothing. It’s time to create statewide adjunct unions to increase their power.

The Monopolized Economy

More Trouble with Big Chicken

Prominent news outlets are echoing this magazine’s longtime crusade against monopolism in the poultry industry. Now, Cargill and Continental Grain seek further consolidation.

Books

How Cities Can Flourish After COVID-19

Two Harvard economists explain how crises have crushed cities and what we can do to strengthen them before the next disaster.

Economy

The Trillions In Covid Spending Is What the Economy Needed

Should the massive federal assistance have been more targeted?  We should be glad it wasn’t.