Articles from Institute for Policy Studies

Abolishing ICE Isn’t Radical — It’s Rational

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As someone who was born and raised in the border state of New Mexico, I’m very familiar with political speak about immigrants and the border, especially when it comes to talking about safety.

The Tax Act is a Lost Opportunity to Help Small Business

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he small-business community is all too familiar with being used as a prop for tax cuts for the wealthy. From estate tax repeal to the corporate income tax cuts, “helping small business” is the go-to fig leaf for Republican tax-slashers.

Toys ‘R’ Us Workers Take on Private Equity Vultures

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It was once the biggest toy company in the world. But Toys ‘R’ Us  turned off the lights in its remaining stores for the last time on Friday, becoming the most recent casualty of Wall Street greed.

Unions Have Survived Tough Times Before

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The U.S. Supreme Court has just dealt unions a bruising blow. In a 5-4 vote, the court ruled that public sector employees who benefit from unions’ collective bargaining services will no longer have to pay for them.

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