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Kalena Thomhave

Kalena Thomhave is a writing fellow at the Prospect.

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We Need a Strong "Wealth Squad" to Counter the Endless Defenses of the Megarich

As U.S. billionaires got richer and their wealth defense tactics proliferated, audit rates sharply declined. Funding the IRS' wealth squad would help ensure the nation's richest pay their fair share of taxes.

Kalena Thomhave ·


Banning Private Prisons—and Prisoner Exploitation

Elizabeth Warren’s newest plan goes beyond limiting the private role in mass incarceration, and seeks to prevent corporate abuse of vulnerable inmates

Kalena Thomhave ·


The Life-saving Work of Abortion Funds

Across the country, local groups have long been doing the work of filling the gaps in access to the procedure

Kalena Thomhave ·


Democrats Battle Over How to Raise the Minimum Wage

The overwhelming majority of House Democrats support a $15 federal minimum wage. But a centrist bill to institute regional minimum wages is standing in the way

Kalena Thomhave ·


How Justice Kennedy’s Retirement Could Lead to an Increase in Housing Discrimination

Kennedy was the swing vote on a case that affirmed the Fair Housing Act protects against discrimination, even if it isn't explicit

Kalena Thomhave ·


Bank of Whose America?

By eliminating a popular free checking account, Bank of America only reminds us that traditional banking is for everyone—except the poor.

Kalena Thomhave ·

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