Opinion

Help International Medical Graduates Help Us

Help International Medical Graduates Help Us

In the United States, immigration and administrative barriers hinder a valuable supply of health care workers.

The Regulation of Black Families

The Regulation of Black Families

The United States should replace its current family surveillance system with one that improves children’s welfare.

The False Promise of “Third-Category” Worker Laws

The False Promise of “Third-Category” Worker Laws

Proposition 22 and similar laws exacerbate workforce inequalities.

How Agencies Can Better Regulate for Racial Justice

How Agencies Can Better Regulate for Racial Justice

The federal government should promote racial equity assessments, equity planning, and audits.

How the Carceral State Punishes Survivors

How the Carceral State Punishes Survivors

Survivors of color who report domestic violence and sexual assault risk exposure to further harm.

Ending the Racial Housing Gap

Ending the Racial Housing Gap

Regulators should require banks to lend to Black homebuyers to remedy centuries of discrimination.

Priorities and the State of Implicit Bias in Crimmigration

Priorities and the State of Implicit Bias in Crimmigration

Written immigration enforcement priorities might promote transparency but still might not address inequities.

Hidden Racial Disparities in FDA-Required Research

Hidden Racial Disparities in FDA-Required Research

Current testing practices in the pharmaceutical industry exploit social and racial inequities.

No, the Supreme Court Cannot Save Democracy

No, the Supreme Court Cannot Save Democracy

The Supreme Court is forcing a deregulatory agenda under the guise of restoring democracy.

Land Use Regulation and Residential Segregation

Land Use Regulation and Residential Segregation

Policymakers must address how local governments have created segregation through their policy choices.

The (Un)Regulation of Tattoo Ink

The (Un)Regulation of Tattoo Ink

FDA should increase its regulatory oversight of tattoo ink safety.

Fixing Cash Aid Is More Than Child’s Play

Fixing Cash Aid Is More Than Child’s Play

Streamlining administration of cash aid requires substantial legal and regulatory reform.