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voting rights

Voting Rights, The Filibuster, Court-Packing, and Why You Should’ve Voted For Hillary Clinton

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Thursday continued castration a landmark voting rights law in a decision likely to help Republican states fight challenges to voting restrictions they’ve put in place following last year’s elections. In a case from Arizona, the justices upheld two state voting restrictions that limited who...

everyone pays

Everyone Pays Because Everyone Benefits

  Everyone pays because everyone benefits is the theme of the Bernie Sanders’ tax plan which would raise $15.3 trillion over the next decade, according to an analysis released by the non-partisan Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center (TPC). The plan would raise another $25.1 trillion in the subsequent 10 years. The...