How to Solve Budget Crises? Tax the Rich and Make Banks Pay
The alternative to austerity is bold progressive economic policy.
Daycare Centers Are the Latest Casualty in the War on the Poor
The budget crisis in Illinois has taken an outsized toll on kids in low-income families.
How Poor Children Are Bearing the Brunt of Austerity Cuts
The Illinois budget impasse is being used to erode childhood development programs for poor families.
What Happens When You Put Adult Education on the Chopping Block
The Illinois budget crisis is causing extreme cuts to adult education and literacy programs.
Homelessness and Austerity: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Budget cuts to housing and social welfare programs are exacerbating the homelessness crisis.
Illinois Offers Devastating Preview of Trump-Style Cuts to ‘Meals on Wheels’
The state's budget crisis has eroded the food security of low-income seniors.
How Budget Cuts Endanger At-Risk Youth
The budget standoff in Illinois is threatening the state's most vulnerable residents.
The Historic Budget Crisis That’s Threatening the Future of Public Colleges and Universities
Illinois’ budget standoff poses an existential threat to public higher education in the state.