The Shutdown Discourages Public Service

Though the longest government shutdown in history has finally ended, permanent damage has been done to our government and democracy. The costs of the shutdown are staggering: national parks lacked supervision, and visitors did potentially irreparable damage to fragile ecosystems. Some scientific

A Shutdown of Decency: On Kevin Hassett’s Comments

Jan. 25 marked the end of the longest government shutdown in United States history. During the 35 days that the government was partially shut down, approximately 800,000 federal workers and over a million government contractors were furloughed. In the midst of this