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MORNING MESSAGE Ryan Greenwood How You Can Make 2020 The Year The People Win At People’s Action, we believe in the power of extraordinary everyday people. We also believe this power belongs in government – including in the highest office of the land. That’s why our...

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MORNING MESSAGE Jeff Bryant How Charter-School Billionaires Corrupt School Leadership It’s rare when goings-on in Kansas City, Missouri schools make national headlines, but in 2011 the New York Times reported on the sudden departure of the district’s superintendent...

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MORNING MESSAGE Sam Pizzigati America’s Rich Just Scored A Triple Jackpot In 2008 America’s 400 richest households paid taxes at a lower rate than any other income cohort in the nation – the first time that’s happened since the modern federal income tax went...

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MORNING MESSAGE Alyssa Aguilera, Jeremy Saunders Our Fight For Freedom Is Far From Over New York’s City Council has voted to allow the construction of four new jails as part of a plan to close Rikers Island, where thousands of New Yorkers are jailed. The vast majority...

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MORNING MESSAGE Isaac Grimm Shining A Light On New Hampshire’s Housing Crisis Spotlights hit New Hampshire every four years, when presidential candidates roll into town. For months, we trip over them everywhere – at diners, supermarkets, town halls, and on small-town...

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MORNING MESSAGE Joy Blackwood Is Speaking Up For Medicare For All A Crime? As a longtime D.C.-area advocate, I’ve visited Capitol Hill and Members of Congress many times. But never before have I felt I might face arrest for exercising my constitutional rights! On...

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