Ilana Novick

Ilana Novick

Ilana Novick is a contributing writer to the PolicyShop blog at Demos,a progressive think tank based in New York City.

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In another poll from a crucial state, California, conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California, 39% of Latinos in California said they prefer Sanders, compared to 21%  for Biden and 5% for  Warren. (Photo: Mark Makela / Stringer/ Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Bernie Sanders Has More Diverse Support Than You Think
Suburban women, as Nicole Goodkind writes in Fortune , “[were] crucial to President Donald Trump’s election in 2016 and will be equally crucial to his reelection campaign next year.” Recent polling and actual election results, however, show Trump cannot take them for granted, and the same can be...
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The Massachusetts senator is adamant that her plan would not impose any taxes on the middle class. (Photo: Lori Shaull/Flickr/cc) Views
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
How Warren’s 'Medicare for All' Plan Hurts the Cause
Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren agree that the American health care system causes harm to the people it claims to help. They also believe it needs massive change, and that a “Medicare for All” plan is the best avenue to achieve that. Their sharpest disagreements are over...
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“The analysis describes the different methods states might use to regulate coal-powered plants, and the health effects of each option.” (Photo: Jack Sem, Semtrio.com / Flickr Creative Commons) Views
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
EPA Coal Plan Could Cause Up to 1,400 Premature Deaths Annually (and Trump's EPA Knows It But Doesn't Care)
The Environmental Protection Agency released new rules regulating pollution levels for coal-burning power plants this week, and buried beneath its complex policies is a troubling statistic. As The New York Times reported Tuesday, “The plan would increase carbon emissions and lead to up to 1,400...
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Wednesday, February 13, 2013
State Tax Systems Need to Become More Progressive, Not Less
State tax systems, according to a new report from the Institute for Taxation and Economic Policy, take a far larger share of income from their lowest income residents than they do from the wealthy, exacerbating income inequality within and between states, encouraging the wealthy to move to low tax states, and even worse, threatening the effectiveness of federal and state programs designed to ease the tax burden for the poorest families.
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