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Wage Inequality: A Story of Policy Choices

By Heidi Shierholz, Lawrence Mishel, and John Schmitt Originally posted in New Labor Forum, first published on August 4, 2014. EPI’s President Lawrence Mishel and economist Heidi Shierholz and John Schmitt from the Center for Economic and Policy Research have published a new…

Assembly approves bail reform measures

STATE  – By a vote of 53-7-9, the General Assembly on Monday granted final legislative approval to legislation that will allow voters to overhaul the criminal justice process by changing the bail system. The legislation has already passed in the State Senate…

Military running amok for fun

While citizens worry about such horrifying anecdotes about the dangerous militarization of police teams within the United States, disfigured veterans returning without adequate medical care and the high price of international aggression, America’s armed forces are not beyond having a little fun.…