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Commonsense proposals for Congress, states, and the tech companies themselves to regulate digital political advertising.
Facebook employees helped craft advertising strategy for the Trump campaign. For free. This may have violated long-standing rules that prohibit in-kind donations from private companies to candidates. It’s time to bring finance regulation and other laws governing Facebook’s conduct into the digital age.
Congress could act to protect special counsel Robert Muller and make it far harder for a panicked president to fire him. Ultimately, though, only a howl of public outrage would be enough to protect the investigation.
Trump administration policies regarding opioids virtually guarantee that people will enter prisons — while doing nothing to confront violent crime.
Residents have a critical chance to rethink who we incarcerate and why.
Research shows that in a city of 100,000, each new nonprofit community organization lead to a 1.2 percent drop in the homicide rate, a 1 percent reduction in the violent crime rate, and a 0.7 percent reduction in the property crime rate.
The Center testified before the Portland City Council in support of ending the city's participation in the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
Legal challenges are pending to developments that could jeopardize the fairness and accuracy of the 2020 Census. Find summaries of these cases and related court documents here.
A just-concluded trial shines a harsh light on maximum security prison.