Dylan Matthews
Dylan Matthews
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Dylan Matthews covers taxes, poverty, campaign finance, higher education, and all things data. He has also written for The New Republic, Salon, Slate, and The American Prospect. Follow him on Twitter here. Email him here.

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Social mobility is a lie

Social mobility is a lie

Politicians from both parties want to make it easier to climb from the bottom of the income ladder to the top. Gregory Clark explains why that might be easier said than done.

Can the Voting Rights Act be saved?

Can the Voting Rights Act be saved?

A new bill by Jim Sensenbrenner, John Conyers, and Patrick Leahy would restore some of the voting rights protections that the Supreme Court struck down last spring.

40 charts that explain the world

40 charts that explain the world

You’ve seen the 40 maps that explain the world. But charts have always been better than maps.

India has eradicated polio

India has eradicated polio

The country had 741 infections in 2009, but not a single one in 2012 or 2013.