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Taifa Smith Butler
Georgia Budget and Policy Institute CEO Will Begin Tenure As Head of Think Tank in July 2021
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Making Juneteenth a federal holiday is a step forward, but the real work lies in making practical changes, like taking action to reverse the long-term systemic methods of excluding people of color from our democracy.
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Joshua Harmon
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Learn why the 6 policies of our Inclusive Democracy Agenda are critical to building power in Black and brown communities and how organizers are fighting to protect and strengthen our democracy.
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Carol Lautier, Ph.D.
Laura Williamson
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Big data and algorithms are used to reinforce racist economic power throughout our society, but Black and brown communities are fighting back.
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Amy Traub
“This violation of the Voting Rights Act is part of an anti-democratic pattern levied in response to increasing engagement among young people and voters of color. We cannot — and will not — allow that pattern to stand.”
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Corporate and far-right special interests incite deficit fears by manufacturing an artificial crisis around debt. This has consolidated wealth and power in predominantly white corporate hands—and at the expense of Black and brown communities—for decades.
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Amy Traub
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Corporate America took a stand for equality and democracy against the state of Georgia. Yet, the unbalanced economic system they’re part of creates an opportunity to reassess corporate power in our society.
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Amy Traub
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George Floyd
Former Minneapolis Police Officer Convicted on All Charges in Murder of George Floyd
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Measure would expand nation’s highest court to 13 justices from nine
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Brenda Wright
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Taifa Smith Butler
Georgia Budget and Policy Institute CEO Will Begin Tenure As Head of Think Tank in July 2021
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Taifa Smith Butler is a visionary leader who brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic communications, public policy research, and data analysis in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. She will lead Demos starting July 1, 2021.
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Josh Fryday