Articles from Institute for Policy Studies

Romance in an Age of Grand Fortunes


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Valentine’s Day must be former billionaire Tim Blixseth’s least favorite day of the year. The 67-year-old timber baron turned real estate developer has not exactly been, you might say, lucky in love.

Transit Equity Day: A New Way to Remember Rosa Parks


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Nearly two-thirds of a century ago, an African American seamstress and activist named Rosa Parks broke the law by refusing to give up her seat to a white rider on an bus in the segregated South. She was arrested and locked up in the Montgomery, Alabama jail.

Russiaburger: The Trump-Russia Scandal Explained

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The discussion of the Russia file these days sounds like the review of a fast-food restaurant.