About the #MuellerReport...This is not a partisan issue. One need not deny Trump’s electoral victory to recognize that the Russian threat (and the way the #TrumpAdministration has handled the situation) must be addressed.... read more
There is no affordable way to detain people seeking asylum. And many of them (families with children, trafficking/torture survivors, etc.) should not be subject to the trauma that comes with detention. The stakes are high, but there’s a practical solution.... read more
“We agree that climate change is a problem that needs to be addressed...We don’t think that necessitates a fundamentally different relationship between the government, industry, and the people."... read more
"When you talk to people, actually converse with people unlike yourself, you realize that politics is a competition between partial truths, and you’re just trying to find the right balance."
- David Brooks at our #BeyondLeftAndRight conference. Full transcribed speech here...stay tuned because we are releasing transcriptions of all the panels this... read more
David Leonhardt reflects on the wake of the release of the Mueller report and then responds to critiques of his views on climate policy, citing some Jerry Taylor's arguments in favor of a carbon tax, as well as some arguments against it.... read more
The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act (TVPA) was meant in part to protect immigrant detainees from forced labor. Yet egregious violations of these principles are allegedly occurring nationwide.... read more