Educators at schools from Brown to Northern Arizona know the experience is lacking. So why won’t they give some money back?
Erik LoomisIvy League and other rich schools may be an exception. But repaying tuition would literally destroy most colleges and universities, including public flagships like my own. It would lead to thousands of professors being fired.
"The uptake on the unemployment insurance program is a good thing because it means you're getting the transfers to the people that are being disrupted by this health-ordered shutdown," St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said.
With 96 percent of votes yet to be cast, there's no need to act as if the most with-it candidate is out of it.
Erik LoomisWarren would make the best president by a country mile over any other contender, including all those that have dropped out. Combination of extreme competence, vision of fighting the structural problems in our politics, and left-liberal politics is great.
One of the easiest ways for a hack media outlet to get instant clicks is to write about galaxy-brained ideas to manipulate the convention to steal the nomination from the party’s voters. 2016 had not only an endless procession of stillborn “Never...
Erik LoomisTwitter decided to replay 2016 because of a terrible article in a terrible publication that admits in the first paragraph that it is like 7 random DNC members who are talking about this. Do we have to be this stupid and do this over and over?
Erik LoomisHistorians--we need immediate action to comment during this incredibly brief public comment period before the government rams it through. See the link on an opening thing to do.
Erik LoomisHorrible news for historians: This anti-information, anti-history administration is trying to close the National Archives branch office in Seattle. Having used this many times, it is a real disaster for our public knowledge of the whole region's history!
Starting with Nancy Pelosi, many party leaders have failed to make labor enough of a priority, which hurts their coalition.
Erik LoomisExcellent @jbouie piece on Democratic leaders ignoring unions at their peril. I think it's time I write an op-ed on this or maybe a longer piece. There are a lot of issues here that go back a long, long time. Short version: there's generational problems.
Alyssa Dara McDowell spent Election Day waving signs, encouraging voters, and praying that Kenton County would go to Republican incumbent Governor Matt Bevin.
Erik LoomisThis is amazing.
"Her thoughts drifted to "voter fraud". "I felt it in my spirit. There was some kind of thing undermining the Bevin win," McDowell said. "I just felt like that the entire time. It was such a dark feeling."