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The Golden Door
Almost every piece of U.S. immigration legislation passed over the past 231 years has changed what coming here, “the right way” actually means.
Save the Women
On any given day in America, 771 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. On that same day, 119 will die—for every hour of every day, breast cancer will kill 5 women.
The Debt Ceiling (Again)
Once again, the Federal Government is running out of money, which happens at semi-regular intervals because the way Congress spends and allocates money is objectively stupid.
Milley: Peril at the Pentagon
The idea of uniformed members of the military making foreign policy or promising to divulge attack plans is a concerning one. That is doubly true when the Pentagon appears to be acting out of fear that the President might order something, “crazy, illegal, immoral or unethical.”
World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10th. It is a day aimed at helping those in our lives who struggle with depression and who may have suicidal thoughts. It is a day for putting your hand out and asking someone to take hold.
Dark Days in The Sunshine State
An average of 22.7% of Florida children go hungry every single day. In the land of plenty, the fact that any child goes hungry is despicable.
Tell Tennessee Officials Not to Whitewash Education
BIPOC students are aware that the real story is more complicated than, “there used to be racism, but the Civil War and the Civil Rights Act solved it.” Their education will now be required by law to ignore a key part of their experience.
A Riot is the Language of the Unheard
It is time to stop killing people of color. It is time to do away with legislation that causes yet more suffering for communities of color.
We have the opportunity to make voting in this country a more just exercise. Let us seize the moment.
When Will Their Sentences End?
If incarceration is part of paying a debt to society, for America’s 6.1 million people with felony convictions, disenfranchisement can mean that the debt is never fully paid.
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