In The Wake Of McCutcheon, Can Democracy Tame Capital?

In The Wake Of McCutcheon, Can Democracy Tame Capital?

With wealth concentrating in the hands of the few, and the Supreme Court handing even greater political power to those with big money, what can be done to protect democracy? The S ...

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Taking On Big-Business Wage Theft

Taking On Big-Business Wage Theft

Lawsuits show that the fight against wage theft is heating up, but workers shouldn't have to sue their employers to get paid what they're owed. Despite the extensive press coverag ...

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The ACA In Threes: The Good, The Bad And The Ways To Make It Better

The ACA In Threes: The Good, The Bad And The Ways To Make It Better

With the first open enrollment period ending Monday, consider some successes, outrages, and bug fixes for the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The Good: Three Big Successes of ACA: The ...

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The Contraceptive Mandate Finally Leads America Out Of The Victorian Era

The Contraceptive Mandate Finally Leads America Out Of The Victorian Era

The Affordable Care Act demonstrates an affirmative, proactive step from government for women's access to reproductive health care, but conservatives are bent on moving backwards. ...

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Memo To Congress: Family Planning Needs More Funding

Memo To Congress: Family Planning Needs More Funding

On Thursday, March 20, Roosevelt Institute Fellow Andrea Flynn joined the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association for a briefing on "The Publicly Funded Famil ...

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In VW Vote, Republicans Fight The Really Radical Idea That Workers Should Have A Voice In Business

In VW Vote, Republicans Fight The Really Radical Idea That Workers Should Have A Voice In Business

When a company is not fighting against a union, why do that union's efforts fail — and what does that say about the U.S. model for labor? Current management theory recognizes that ...

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AOL’s CEO Proves Women And Children Make Easy Scapegoats In The Workplace

AOL’s CEO Proves Women And Children Make Easy Scapegoats In The Workplace

The law has put maternity care on an equal footing with other health benefits for decades -- but some executives still haven't caught up. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong recently ignited a ...

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A CBO Report Shows How Obamacare Will Help The Working Poor

A CBO Report Shows How Obamacare Will Help The Working Poor

Never mind the conservative fear mongering. The Affordable Care Act's subsidies will boost the economy and free workers who were locked into their jobs. The attack on the Affordab ...

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In ‘Nuestro Texas,’ A Call For Human Rights In Reproductive Health Care

In ‘Nuestro Texas,’ A Call For Human Rights In Reproductive Health Care

A new report on access to reproductive health care in the Rio Grande Valley highlights the human rights violations happening right in the U.S. During the past three years, more th ...

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Republican Alternative To Obamacare: Pay More, Get Less, Put The Insurance Companies Back In Charge

Republican Alternative To Obamacare: Pay More, Get Less, Put The Insurance Companies Back In Charge

Now that Republicans have put out an alternative to the Affordable Care Act, Democrats should emphasize what a repeal would really mean for Americans' health. Boy, can Democrats h ...

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