Nashville is booming. Davidson County’s unemployment rate is the second lowest in the state at 3.8%. And the Nashville Business Journal recently found that the city’s wealthiest zip codes have grown wealthier over the past three years. Unfortunately, they also found the poorest have grown poorer during the same stretch....
In a recent deep-dive for In These Times, writer Spencer Woodman looked at how conservative state legislatures are going against the will of their constituents by crafting preemption laws in response to any progressive policy initiatives. Using the example of the Tennessee legislature stopping a widely supported ballot initiative in...