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The Future Doesn't Care About Your Apathy

According to a Harvard University Institute of Politics poll, fewer than 1 in 4 millennials under 30 “definitely” plan to vote in this year’s midterm elections. That’s astonishing considering all the important issues facing our generation. From the economy to climate change to marriage equality, there is a lot of work that......(Read More)

Infrastructure Investment Hits Another Pothole in Congress

Updated on August 4th Last week, Americans breathed a sigh of relief after it appeared that Congress came to an agreement on the future of the Highway Trust Fund. The Senate announced that it would accept the basic concept of a short-term fix endorsed by the House Ways and Means......(Read More)

The Export-Import Bank: Crony capitalism or useful tool?

“Crony capitalism is alive and well...” “[American] manufacturers can’t afford to be defenseless in the global marketplace” “The federal government shouldn’t be involved in picking winners and losers” If these quotes sound familiar to you, you might think that these were phrases uttered during the 2008 debates over federal bailouts......(Read More)

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