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Blacks, Elderly to Government: Stop Helping Us

African Americans and the elderly take a dim view of government programs—even those they do or would benefit from.

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For Aspiring Black Homeowners, the Recession Is Still Very Real

Aspiring African American homeowners are still deep in the recession. From 2013 to 2014, foreclosures increased by 50 percent in Maryland’s Prince George’s County, which is majority black. The erosion of the black middle class, just as it was starting to come into its own, is one of the greatest social policy failures of American history.

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Illinois: Greece of the Great Lakes

Illinois’s serial policy failures would look bad in any circumstance, but they look even worse when placed next to the success of reform-minded neighbors like Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and Wisconsin.

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Will Illinois Get Its Scott Walker?

In Illinois’s gubernatorial race, public employee unions face an unappealing choice between a public pension reformer and a slightly less zealous public pension reformer.

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