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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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The County’s plans will intimidate and deter eligible citizens from registering to vote, abridging their fundamental right to vote and resulting in serious underrepresentation in the electoral process.
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“How do we operationalize this? Who’s doing the moderating? Are these new allies coming in good faith?”
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Nellie Bowles
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Hector Figueroa
We at Demos are deeply saddened by the unexpected passing of Héctor Figueroa, president of SEIU 32BJ, Demos board member and linchpin of the New York labor movement.
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K. Sabeel Rahman
Eliminating all student debt, per Sanders' plan, would increase the wealth gap between white and black households, according to one 2015 study co-authored by left-leaning think tank Demos.
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Clare Lombardo
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Keep That Same Energy
Why we've organized an event series for black and brown millennials.
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Shanaé Bass
David Perrin
Lesley Williams
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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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Mark Huelsman
By enacting SB 7066, the Florida legislature has created two classes of returning citizens: those who can afford to reclaim their voting rights, and those who cannot.
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Chiraag Bains
Immigrants must be encouraged to respond to the Census to ensure that their communities are fully counted and that they receive the full share of federal resources to which they are entitled.
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Today’s Supreme Court decision that federal courts have no ability to check extreme partisan gerrymandering is a stunning blow to our democracy. This decision represents an abdication of judicial responsibility to protect against constitutional violations.
In the media
K. Sabeel Rahman
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We must envision—and work toward—a democracy agenda that reflects and responds to all the diverse communities who call the United States home.
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Laura Williamson
Carol Lautier, Ph.D.