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EDUCATION POLICY
This Trump Budget Cut Stands to Reduce Young Learners’ Odds of Escaping Poverty

Abbie Lieberman and Laura Bornfreund explain how the President's budget proposal could negatively affect school-principal quality.


FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
Ten of Trump's Budget's Cruelest Cuts

Rachel Black wrote for CNN about the worst cuts in Trump's "skinny budget."


POLITICAL REFORM
Why Trump’s proposed budget cuts could make the “administrative state” more popular

Lee Drutman wrote for Vox's Polyarchy about how recent budget cuts will make voters more aware of government programs


EDUCATION POLICY
Lord, What Fools These Ed Reformers Be! A Requiem for the Every Student Succeeds Act

Conor P. Williams wrote a requiem for ESSA in light of Congress moving to eliminate education accountability regulations within the Act.


NEW AMERICA
Samuel L. Jackson Has a Point

Brandon Tensley wrote for CNN about Samuel L. Jackson’s critique of the film Get Out.


FELLOWS
No One Should Give In to Cyber Extortion Unless It’s a Life or Death Situation

Josephine Wolff writes for Slate about online extortion.


POLITICAL REFORM
How to Fight Trump Fatigue Syndrome

Lee Drutman wrote for Vox's Polyarchy on how to combat exhaustion due to hyper-vigilant attention to the Trump administration


FELLOWS
Trump, Putin and the New Cold War

What lay behind Russia’s interference in the 2016 election—and what lies ahead?


FELLOWS
The Provocateur Behind Beyonce, Rihanna, and Issa Rae

Alexis Okeowo wrote for the New Yorker about the provocateur behind Rihanna, Beyonce, and Issa Rae.


POLITICAL REFORM
How a Too-Strong Presidency and a Too-Weak Congress Are Destroying the American Experiment

Lee Drutman wrote a piece for the Los Angeles Times based on his policy paper, “Can Our Institutions Survive Our Divided Politics?”


POLITICAL REFORM
House leadership has been writing bills behind closed doors for years

Lee Drutman wrote for Vox's Polyarchy about the secretive nature of Republicans' Obamacare repeal, and how it is not a new phenomenon.


POLITICAL REFORM
Want to see what protests can be? Look at what they have been.

Tomiko Brown-Nagin wrote an article for Vox's Polyarchy on how protest movements should not be co-opted by any political party.