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Marcia Brown

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Marcia Brown is a writing fellow at The American Prospect. Her email is mbrown@prospect.org.

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An allegation of a campaign finance violation in Rhode Island highlights Buttigieg’s backsliding on campaign finance transparency. Read more

Politics

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Virginia plans to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment next year, kicking off a battle over its fate. Read more

, Law and Justice

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Extinction Rebellion’s solution to climate stalemate involves a radical change to how government works. Read more

Green New Deal

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Robert Emmons Jr. is challenging 27-year incumbent Bobby Rush in the Democratic primary. Read more

Politics

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The Duterte regime plants ‘evidence’ on call center union members who declined to scab when U.S. workers walked off the job. Read more

America and the World

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The ‘safe third country’ agreement between the U.S. and Canada is on trial in Canada’s federal court. New Democratic Party MP Jenny Kwan says the agreement, which makes it harder to apply for asylum, is immoral. Read more

America and the World

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The case rests on whether that decision is reviewable by the courts or not. Read more

Law and Justice

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Arguments began Monday on Canada’s ‘safe third country’ agreement with the U.S., but protesters and plaintiffs argue that the agreement should be immediately suspended. Read more

America and the World

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At a forum in southeastern Virginia, candidates embrace a cause that once was political poison. Read more

Politics

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While Democrats win its statewide elections, Republicans have clung to a narrow legislative majority. But next week’s elections may end their reign. Read more

, Politics

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Unlike other unions over the last 30 years, CWA has continued to strike—and continued to win. Their enduring preparedness starts with something as simple as wearing red. Read more

Working in America

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The Court heard a case about whether to allow states to set immigration policies. Here’s what it was like inside the courtroom. Read more

Law and Justice

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The ‘public charge’ rule won’t take effect today. But its origins show the Trump administration’s true intent. Read more

Law and Justice

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In refugee-style camps from Matamoros to Tijuana, hundreds of asylum seekers are forced to wait under the Remain in Mexico policy—with dangerous implications for public health. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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As part of Trump’s Justice Department, immigration courts are compelled to enforce his political agenda. Read more

Law and Justice

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An obscure, decades-old provision called “compromise and settlement” authority could allow the Department of Education to opt out of collecting trillions in debt. Read more

Day One Agenda

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Seeking to relieve the pressure from asylum seekers in border towns, Mexico bused asylum seekers south. The country’s practices could violate international law. Read more

America and the World

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Last week, Trump took his fight against asylum seekers straight to the top, and the Supreme Court okayed it. Sotomayor and Ginsburg thought that set a scary precedent. Read more

Law and Justice

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Long-distance victims of Trump’s war on immigrants, African migrants have few options for refuge and fewer ways to support themselves while they wait. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Inspired by a recent Kansas-Missouri pact, Garden State lawmakers may warm to reforms that scale back competition with New York and Pennsylvania over jobs. Read more

Housing and Transportation