Monthly Archives: December 2017


Money in Politics in the Courts, in the Trump Era and Beyond

By Allie Boldt & Adam Lioz* The Supreme Court’s flawed approach to money in politics paved the way for Trump-style politics—and must change to rescue our democracy.   In case after case over the last 40 years, the Supreme Court has struck down laws designed to protect our democracy from the influence of big money….


Unlocking the Power of a Prison Education

Note: This article is cross-posted at the Huffington Post. By Ryan Cohen* When he wakes up in the morning, the first thing Marco does is write. To incentivize himself to stay on track with his goals, he pays a friend $25 if he hasn’t written 500 words by noon. Though he’s working on finishing his…

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