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The idea of canceling student debt has become a topic of considerable debate. Here's what you need to know about the Warren and Sanders student debt plans and what still needs to be answered.
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Drawing on historical and social science research, as well as case studies of contemporary democratic innovations across the country, Civic Power calls for a broader approach to democratic reform, offering a critical framework and concrete suggestions to support those reforms that meaningfully
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Latina Fight for $15 protestors at rally
Looking to the labor lessons of the past and to our vision for an inclusive, organized future.
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K. Sabeel Rahman
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Eligible Voters Purged Through 2019 May Cast Provisional Ballots Through 2022 and Votes Will Be Counted
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"The Eleventh Circuit’s unanimous decision affirmed our client’s victory at trial all the way around—providing a strong precedent for fighting efforts by right-wing groups to twist the NVRA into a tool for voter suppression."
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“Voting rights is the foundational issue in American politics and American society. Simply put, if we don’t all have an equal say, how can we expect to have an equal chance?”
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Alexis Okeowo
In 2016, a report from the progressive think tank Demos found that most campaign dollars in local elections were coming from contributors who are white, male and high-income.
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Martin Austermuhle
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Why the National Voter Registration Act is vital for helping millions of low-income people register to vote through state public assistance agencies.
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Brenda Wright
Alex Ashbrook
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Lyndon Johnson shakes Martin Luther King, Jr.'s hand after signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Breaking down what made the Voting Rights Act so powerful, how the Supreme Court gutted it, and what can be done to restore it.
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Chiraag Bains
“With these laws in particular, they are not race neutral. These laws are deeply rooted in an attempt to exclude Black people from our democracy.”
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Mike Ludwig
"The bigger problem is that the payoff to a college degree is lower for students of color than it is for white students."
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Jillian Berman