Comparing Biden’s and Trump’s economic policies

Sep 18, 2020
The 2020 election coincides with an economic downturn.
Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images (left) and Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images (right)

There's growing support for a new way of collectively bargaining

Nov 1, 2019
Several Democratic presidential candidates are pushing for sectoral bargaining, in which whole industries are unionized instead of a single company.
Members of the United Auto Workers and supporters picket outside of General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly during the strike in September.
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The hardest campaign job you don’t get paid for

Oct 27, 2016
Surrogates often end up doing candidates’ dirty work.
Pastor John Burns, an Evangelical Christian televangelist and surrogate for the presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks at a campaign rally in Anaheim, California. 


A long view of the flat tax

Oct 29, 2015
One historian takes us through America's brief flirtations with the tax policy

Why equal time for candidates may not be so equal

Oct 23, 2015
Donald Trump's appearance on SNL will give other candidates bargaining power.

For public good, not for profit.

Bernie Sanders reinvigorated through social media

Oct 13, 2015
The Vermont senator isn't getting enough network love, so he'll trend on Twitter.

Oh, the stories campaign money tells....

Oct 1, 2015
The latest donation totals give candidates a chance to spin their narratives.
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Need to raise money for a presidential campaign?

Sep 4, 2015
Try a Faustian pact with an eccentric billionaire.