Courier-Journal right to issue urgent call for more transparency to protect children in welfare system

It is good to see that the editorial page of Kentucky’s largest newspaper continues to advocate for more transparency when it comes to children in the commonwealth’s child welfare system. The Bluegrass Institute has long advocated that transparency does more than just allow taxpayers to hold government officials for how they spend our hard-earned tax…

Scholarly Wisdom from the Board of Scholars

“The Other America” Is “Coming Apart”  by Eric Shansberg, Ph.D. Published 50 years ago, Michael Harrington’s The Other America provided a sweeping description of poverty in the United States. His book is given credit for awakening the nation to the plight of the poor and forwarding the idea that the federal government should become heavily…