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The Court, the Corporate Coup, and the Call to Struggle

Our democracy was under siege even before the Supreme Court’s ruling Tuesday on the Voting Rights Act. This decision caps the Court’s clean sweep on behalf of the United States Chamber of Commerce and is part of a concerted effort to seize democracy on behalf of...

The Fair Housing Act at 45: A Time for Celebration and Action

April is fair housing month and, this year, it’s also the 45th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act. Adopted in the wake of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Fair Housing Act transformed the legal rights that all Americans have to...

The Right Time vs. The Right Thing

“The Time is always right,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “to do the right thing.” Unfortunately, that’s not always true in Washington. Courage and conviction is too often in short supply in Washington. Those with the power to set in...

How the GOP Plans to Subvert, Buy and Obstruct the Vote In 2016

If you are reading this, you already know the national score from the November election.  The Democrats won the presidency, added two seats in the Senate, and won eight seats in the House by over 500,000 votes – while remaining in the minority. But 2012 is old news. ...

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