Grassroots Truth Commissions and the Unfolding Crisis of U.S. Democracy

12/14/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

By Joshua F.J. Inwood: We need a nationwide truth commission that would address the historical legacy of racism in U.S. democracy while focusing on contemporary injustices

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Building Inclusive Democracy Through Social Policy

12/13/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

In the past, we have been too quick to accept compromises of exclusion that stabilized our democracy at the expense of the full citizenship of people of color. We should not do so again.

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When (if Ever) Must the House Impeach the President?

12/12/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

A response to Cass Sunstein's analysis of this question

Laurence H. Tribe

Harvard Law School

Defending Inclusion

12/12/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

Three strategies stand out as a way to defuse and then dismantle reassertions of ethnonationalism

K. Sabeel Rahman

Demos & Brooklyn Law School

An Area of Bipartisan Agreement: Combating the Problem of High Drug Prices

12/12/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

Drug pricing is likely to be a priority in the next Congress. Here's how legislators might address the issue.

Rachel Sachs

Washington University Law School

Diversity and Democracy

12/11/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

The growing diversity of the country may break Americans’ commitment to democracy. What can we do to stop that from happening?

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Health as a Human Right, Medicare for All, and the Evolution of the American Health Care Debate

12/11/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

By Carmel Shachar, Alex Pearlman, and Glenn Cohen: The United States may be revisiting the debate around health as a human right

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Creeping Price Regulation

12/10/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

There's a consensus that the prices are too damn high for health care. The states can do something about it -- indeed, a few already are.

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School

Three Visions of the Multi-ethnic Society

12/10/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

By Yascha Mounk: We need to develop a shared vision for what such a multi-ethnic society should look like

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The Administration’s Recent Guidance on State Innovation Waivers under the Affordable Care Act Likely Violates the Act’s Statutory Guardrails

12/7/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

If the agencies proceed to approve a state’s application for a waiver in reliance on their recent guidance and discussion paper, the approval would almost certainly be set aside by a reviewing court.

Joel McElvain

Yale Law School

Overcoming Racism Through National Solidarity

12/7/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

By Theodore R. Johnson: The formation of a national solidarity is especially suited to the challenge of mitigating the impacts of racism in the United States

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Race, Democracy, and Civic Engagement in U.S. History

12/6/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

The current attacks on democratic institutions are but symptoms of a deeper disease: the lack of full civic participation by the nation’s ordinary residents

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Proving that Mick Mulvaney Compromised CFPB Enforcement

12/6/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

By Mark Totten: A quick dive into the data shows Mulvaney has curbed enforcement and, as a result, compromised the agency’s mission.

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Heath Reform that Could Actually Pass? Shoring up the ACA After Repeal of the Individual Mandate

12/6/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

The new House majority can solve some real problems with the Affordable Care Act—namely, those caused by the repeal of the individual mandate, which will go into effect next month

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Health Reform Priorities in the Next Two Years: Ensuring the Stability and Continued Growth of Community Health Centers

12/5/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

By Sara Rosenbaum: It is essential for Congress to provide substantial, durable funding to community health centers

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