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Congressional Candidates and Voters Sue to Stop Trump’s Sabotage of USPS

August 19, 2020 • Marjorie Cohn
Truthout https://truthout.org/articles/congressional-candidates-and-voters-sue-to-stop-trumps-sabotage-of-usps/ A lawsuit that promises to be one of many was filed on Monday in U.S. District Court in New York to stop Donald Trump’s sabotage of the mail …

The Solution To Racial Injustice Must Include Gun Violence Prevention

August 19, 2020 • Jonathan Perloe
We are in the midst of a historic opportunity to begin the process of eradicating the systemic, institutionalized racism and injustice that has afflicted black people, and other marginalized communities, from well before the founding fathers declared t …

Back to School: A Tipping Point in US Politics

August 12, 2020 • Dr. William Haseltine
The debate over opening America’s schools may be the tipping point at which the unending politicization of the Covid-19 pandemic will finally end. Every night, at dinner tables around the country, parents are discussing the one topic that unifies our c …

Federal Judge Sets Out to Bring Down Law Shielding Police From Legal Liability

August 12, 2020 • Marjorie Cohn
Truthout https://truthout.org/articles/judge-and-elected-officials-challenge-key-law-shielding-police-from-liability/ As the Massachusetts legislature debates whether to water down its qualified immunity defense, a federal judge in Mississippi filed a …

Opinion: Why we Need – Yes, Still! — The ERA

August 7, 2020 • Wendy Murphy
A recent poll found that 80% of people think women in America already enjoy full legal equality, but the truth is women have never enjoyed legal equality because they were intentionally left out of the Fourteenth Amendment when it was adopted in 1868. …

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