It is alleged that the practice of gerrymandering--dividing election districts into units to favor a particular group--subverts democracy by making congressional districts “safe” for one party or the other. As a result, only those voting in primaries are in effect choosing our representatives.... More >>

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No Fracking Way: The Natural Gas Boom Is Doing More Harm Than Good
Natural gas, touted for its environmental, economic, and national security benefits, is often thought of as the fuel that will “bridge” our transition from oil and coal to renewables. The ability to extract natural gas from shale formations through a method called hydraulic ...
The Fiscal Consequences of the Affordable Care Act
On Monday, May 21st, e21 held an event: "Medicare Numbers Examined," an animated discussion between Jared Bernstein and Charles Blahous concerning the fiscal consequences of the health care law.
Obesity Is the Government's Business
An Intelligence Squared debate: With 33% of adults and 17% of children obese, the U.S. is facing an obesity epidemic. A major risk factor for expensive, chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, it costs our health care system nearly $150 billion a year. Should government...
Rep. Paul Ryan on Reforming Entitlements
Rep. Paul Ryan discusses the future of entitlements at a House Budget Committee hearing. 
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