- March 7, 2017It's important not to let the wave of state bills trying to criminalize protests frighten us away from pushing back at every level.
- March 4, 2017The Republicans' new plan to replace the Affordable Care Act is worse than many expected and would lead millions of people to lose their health insurance. But some state legislators are offering alternatives. Bill Moyers profiles one here.
- February 22, 2017In the wake of the Women's March and other anti-Trump demonstrations, some state lawmakers are trying to punish protesters.
- October 19, 2016Though some states' efforts to suppress voter turnout have been rampant, others are trying to make it easier for citizens to cast ballots on Election Day.
- August 23, 2016Our collapse from an "opportunity for all" middle-class economy to a "winner-take-all," dog-eat-dog system is behind many problems we face as a society.
- August 11, 2016Our weekly roundup of money we're following...
- May 19, 2016Educating rural communities can help them prevent permanent damage to the environment.
- June 7, 2014A number of states have moved to expand access to the ballot in 2014. Many glitches have also developed as states implement new restrictions for the first time this year.
- April 11, 2014The new minimum covers tipped workers, and will be indexed to the cost of living.
- March 14, 2014Minnesota became the first state to place a dollar amount on how much solar power generated by customers is worth to the utility and to society as a whole.