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America Wants Health Care, Not Walls

In November’s midterm elections, no issue played a larger role in fueling the People’s Wave that elected a record number of progressives to Congress than health care. It was the Trump administration’s push last year to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that helped...

Heartland Holds the Key to Winning in 2020

While the country was captivated on election night by insurgent campaigns led by Southerners like Andrew Gillum, Stacey Abrams, and Beto O’Rourke, people in the America’s Heartland and the Rustbelt were preparing a message of their own. Two years after they sent...

Show Trump Who We Love, And Who We Are

There’s an old Creole proverb, “Tell me who you love, and I’ll tell you who you are.” By standing up for migrant families and children, people from small towns and small cities across the country are telling us who we love and what they stand for. On June 30th,...

Trump's Policy Agenda Is an All-Out War on Kids

Donald Trump’s choice to separate migrant children from their parents unleashed a flood of outrage across the political spectrum. While he has been forced to step back from separating families at the border, the administration's solution is to imprison...

The Future of "American" Is Up To Us

We should be skeptical of the motivation and messengers behind calls for civility. We hear people say that what is happening to migrants in the United States right now is un-American. I wish that were true. Sadly, American history is full of periods where children of...

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