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Could a 54-year-old civil rights law be revived?

Texas shows the dangers of indifference to omicron

The Supreme Court takes up a case, brought by Ted Cruz, that could legalize bribery

The future of New York City’s segregated “gifted” programs

Is this the beginning of the end of gas stoves and dirty heat in buildings?

Inflation is surging. Joe Biden is still optimistic.

Biden’s pre-K plan might not be as “universal” as he hopes

I changed my mind on rent control

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The escalating costs of being single in America

Why is life in this country so hostile to single people?

House Democrats finally pass a massive social spending bill 

Democrats have no plan to fight housing inflation

One Good Thing: A documentary about Philly cops’ worst enemy becoming their DA

House progressives and moderates united to pass a massive infrastructure deal

A new Supreme Court case could gut the government’s power to fight climate change

The uncertain future of free community college

Are billionaires best at deciding what to do with money?

Democrats may let the best weapon against child poverty fade away

Americans are ready to tax the rich

The trillion-dollar coin scheme, explained by the guy who invented it

The US is closer than ever before to making major progress on the climate crisis

“Try us”: House progressives finally flex their power

An “attack on American cities” is freezing climate action in its tracks

Biden could end the debt ceiling — all by himself

Democrats desperately need to cut drug prices

Elon Musk’s problematic plan for “full self-driving” Teslas

California is ending a rule that helped cause its housing crisis

In defense of the “gentrification building”

Medicare’s benefits are full of holes — and patients keep falling through

Apple has changed its App Store rules, and Apple’s critics aren’t satisfied

One policy that could challenge a century of fossil fuel dominance

The infrastructure bill provides historic funding for public transit. It’s not enough.

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How the US made affordable homes illegal

The big drop in American poverty during the pandemic, explained

How two competing cryptocurrency policies began a conversation on digital rights

Biden thinks his new eviction moratorium may be doomed. Here’s why he’s trying it anyway.

Biden’s immigration policy isn’t Trump’s — but it’s still a disappointment

One way the US could have prevented the fight over the eviction moratorium

Congress wants to make going to the airport less miserable

“Progressive prosecutors” are working within the system to change it. How is that going?

Is it a HIPAA violation for your employer to require vaccines?

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