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An American Caste System

Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, February 28, 2020. This article is adapted from Nelson D. Schwartz’s new book, The Velvet Rope Economy: How Inequality Became Big Business. By Nelson D. Schwartz A $1,000 seat at Yankee Stadium,… Read More ›

Milk Model Muddles Marketplace

Most American shoppers and consumers are deeply familiar with milk to the extent that supermarket and grocery store purchases are familiarly and easily made, likely most often without reading the product label. While some dairy displays offer a variety of… Read More ›

Justices’ Dissents Inform

In several previous posts, VoxFairfax has called reader attention to Supreme Court dissents as opinions containing legal reasoning that may eventually become the majority. One recent dissent by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, however, reflected the sharp divide in judicial ideologies that… Read More ›

A Muddled Majority

Editors’ Note: See the following previous VoxFairfax articles on redistricting in Virginia: https://voxfairfax.com/2018/08/19/one-person-one-vote-in-congressional-elections/; https://voxfairfax.com/2019/07/08/virginias-path-to-one-person-one-vote-faces-dangers/; and https://voxfairfax.com/2019/04/22/landmark-redistricting-reform-passed-in-virginia/. On March 6, the Virginia House of Delegates, on a vote of 54-46, agreed to a Senate bill placing a constitutional referendum on the… Read More ›

Charity Scams Finally Scuttled?–Maybe

In the second month of VoxFairfax’s existence in April of 2018, we reported on a joint investigation by the Virginia and New York Attorneys General into the activities of several Falls Church veterans’ organizations involving questionable fundraising activities and possible… Read More ›