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It’s Time for the Government to Give Everyone A Job

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4 mentions5 days ago
The Center for American Progress has been a White House in waiting for mainstream Democratic candidates for over a decade now. When they place something on the agenda, it becomes ...

Georgia Can’t Block New Voters From Registering in the Ossoff-Handel Runoff

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On March 22, 2017, Jill Boyd Myers moved from Atlanta to Sandy Springs, Georgia, relocating from the Fifth Congressional District to the Sixth. She wanted to vote in the special ...

The Airport Lawyers Who Stood Up to Trump Are Under Attack

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While the country has been fixated on President Trump’s firings, leaks and outbursts involving the Department of Justice, that agency has itself been stealthily attacking our democracy by telling good ...

A Lynching on the University of Maryland Campus

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Richard Collins III was about to graduate from Bowie State University on Tuesday. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the US Army. He was airborne certified. He was ...

Wisconsin’s Voter-ID Law Suppressed 200,000 Votes in 2016 (Trump Won by 22,748)

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Prior to the 2016 election, Eddie Lee Holloway Jr., a 58-year-old African-American man, moved from Illinois to Wisconsin, which implemented a strict voter-ID law for the first time in 2016.

What I Learned From Susan Burton, a Modern-Day Harriet Tubman

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There once lived a woman with deep brown skin and black hair who freed people from bondage and ushered them to safety. She welcomed them to safe homes and offered ...

The Rev. William Barber Is Bringing MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign Back to Life

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The Rev. William Barber II announced last week that he will step down as president of the North Carolina NAACP and lead a new national initiative that aims to end ...

What If People Owned the Banks, Instead of Wall Street?

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When Craig Brandt marched into city council chambers in Oakland, California in the summer of 2015, he was furious about fraud. The long-time local attorney and father of two had ...

A Journalist Has Been Arrested for Questioning HHS Secretary Tom Price

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has struggled to explain the legislative monstrosity that Donald Trump and Paul Ryan claim is an “American Health Care Act.” It’s actually an ...