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"This will have serious consequences for staff morale at the justice department, for the credibility of justice department attorneys in court, and for the public’s sense that the justice system is fair."
In the media
Ed Pilkington
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Feet of people sitting on a bus, from a low angle
Felony disenfranchisement is one of several ways people get stripped of their power.
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Chiraag Bains
Amy Traub
Mark Huelsman
Naila Awan
Gwyn Ellsworth
In 2020, a different group of grassroots outsiders increasingly is setting the terms of debate on the left. They are being led by black and brown people, young people, women, immigrants and working people—often outside the control of the traditional gatekeepers of American politics.
In the media
K. Sabeel Rahman
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Black History Month collage with Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and others
We’re celebrating the first full week of Black History Month with a reality check on the biggest news stories this week.
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Gwyn Ellsworth
K. Sabeel Rahman explains what it would take to make America’s democracy work for everyone and why the time for big, structural change is now.
In the media
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A circle of multi-racial hands extended and reaching for the light
Resources to make sense of the student debt crisis, the administration's Public Charge rule, the realities of our big-money political system, and more
Blog
Gwyn Ellsworth
Fresh research and writing for the start of 2020.
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Gwyn Ellsworth
The task of (re)building our democracy is not just about the 2020 elections and here's why.
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Hollie Russon Gilman
K. Sabeel Rahman
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Haitian Pride parade
On this Haitian Independence Day, the world must recognize Haiti and her people not only for their struggle, but also for their ingenuity, their resolve and their courage.
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Christelle Prophete

Shruti Banerjee

Senior Policy Analyst