Guy-Uriel Charles
Guy-Uriel Charles

Guy-Uriel Charles

Guy-Uriel Charles is the founding director of the Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics. He is an expert in and frequent public commentator on constitutional law, election law, campaign finance, redistricting, politics, and race. He joined Duke Law’s faculty in 2009; he previously was the Russell M. and Elizabeth M. Bennett Professor of […]

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Eric Marshall
Eric Marshall

Eric Marshall

Eric Marshall, as manager of legal mobilization, is the Lawyers’ Committee’s chief organizer and is responsible for creating and managing the infrastructure necessary to direct large scale pro bono resources to address modern civil rights issues. Marshall is the co-leader of Election Protection, the nation’s largest voter support coalition.  In addition to ensuring the effective […]

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Page Gardner

Page Gardner

Page S. Gardner is the founder and president of the Women’s Voices. Women Vote Action Fund and The Voter Participation Center (VPC), formerly known as Women’s Voices. Women Vote (WVWV). The name was formally changed in 2011 to reflect the fact the organization expanded its focus beyond its original emphasis on unmarried women to include the entire […]

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Michael J. Malbin

Michael J. Malbin

Michael J. Malbin is a co-founder and Executive Director of the Campaign Finance Institute, (CFI), a nonpartisan research institute in Washington DC.  He is also a Professor of Political Science at the University at Albany, State University of New York. One of the country’s leading scholars of money and politics, Malbin has been writing and speaking […]

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Sam Issacharoff
Samuel Issacharoff

Samuel Issacharoff

Samuel Issacharoff is the Reiss Professor of Constitutional Law at the New York University School of Law. His wide-ranging research deals with issues in civil procedure (especially complex litigation and class actions), law and economics, constitutional law, particularly with regard to voting rights and electoral systems, and employment law. He is one of the pioneers […]

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Sharon Buccino
Sharon Buccino

Sharon Buccino

Sharon Buccino is a Senior Attorney and Director of NRDC’s Land and Wildlife program. Based in Washington DC, Sharon has led NRDC’s litigation challenging oil and gas drilling in Wyoming, Colorado and Utah. She is also leading NRDC’s fight to stop new coal mining outside Bryce Canyon National Park. Her current work focuses on energy […]

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Donita Judge
Donita Judge

Donita Judge

Donita Judge has been an attorney in Advancement Project’s Power and Democracy Project since 2004 and is the organization’s lead attorney for the state of Ohio and was the organization’s Project Director for Redistricting in 2011.  Donita has challenged barriers to the ballot in every federal election in Ohio since 2004.  She has provided extensive […]

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Walker F. Todd

Walker F. Todd

Walker F. Todd, research fellow and conference organizer for the American Institute for Economic Research, lives in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, near Cleveland, and has been affiliated with AIER in one capacity or another since 1995. An instructor in the AIER Summer Fellowship Program, he teaches a course on the history and origins of competing theories […]

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Laura Quinn
Laura Quinn

Laura Quinn

Laura Quinn is a founder of Catalist, and has led the day-to-day management since its inception in 2006; assembling the team, and guiding the company from concept, through capitalization, to full production. Ms. Quinn has an extensive background in communications, technology and data innovation. She is a founding partner of QRS Newmedia, Inc. started in […]

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Keesha Gaskins
Keesha Gaskins

Keesha Gaskins

Keesha Gaskins is Senior Counsel in the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program.  Her portfolio includes redistricting and voter suppression issues, with a focus on voter ID and proof-of-citizenship laws.   Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Ms. Gaskins served as Executive Director for the League of Women Voters Minnesota where she worked on a wide range of […]

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Diane Coyle

Diane Coyle

Economist and author Diane Coyle runs the consultancy Enlightenment Economics. She is Vice Chair of the BBC Trust. She is a member of the Migration Advisory Committee, was a member of the Browne Review of higher education funding, and was on the Competition Commission for eight years. Diane is a visiting professor at the University […]

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Alan S. Blinder

Alan S. Blinder

Alan S. Blinder is the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He is the author/ co-author of 17 books, including the textbook Economics: Principles and Policy (with William J. Baumol), now in its 12th edition, from which well over two and a half million college students have learned […]

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Larry Lessig
Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School, and director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. Prior to rejoining the Harvard faculty, Lessig was a professor at Stanford Law School, where he founded the school’s Center for Internet and Society, and at […]

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Jacob S. Hacker

Jacob S. Hacker

Jacob S. Hacker, Ph.D., is the Director of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, and Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science at Yale University. He is Vice President of the National Academy of Social Insurance, and a former Junior Fellow of the Harvard Society of Fellows. An expert on the politics of U.S. […]

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Barry C. Lynn

Barry C. Lynn

Barry Lynn is director of the Markets, Enterprise, and Resiliency Initiative, and a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. He is author of Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction and End of the Line: The Rise and Coming Fall of the Global. Lynn’s groundbreaking writings on industrial interdependence among nations […]

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Naomi Klein
March 26, 2015

Climate change should be a catalyst for a major change, but we’re not treating it as a real emergency.

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Just after midnight, 26 years ago today, the Exxon Valdez supertanker ran aground on Bligh Reef in Alaska’s Prince Will


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Rahm Emanuel is in trouble. His re-election as Mayor of Chicago is no longer a lock.

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On Monday, the nation’s debt ceiling came back into effect for the first time in over a year.


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Dean Baker
March 19, 2015

One of the greatest scenes in movie history occurs at the end of “Casablanca.

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It’s now possible to sell a new product to hundreds of millions of people without needing many, if any, workers to produce


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The prices of long-term government bonds have been running very high in recent years (that is, their yields have been very lo

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a major potential trade agreement between the United States and 11 countries at very differe


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Simon Johnson
March 12, 2015

For the past six years, US President Barack Obama’s administration has, more often than not, sided with the interests o